Guarding The St Louis

Three Lions1939-06-17

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17th June 1939: Gendarmes and plain-clothes police guard the St Louis, as it docks at the Belgian port of Antwerp with its cargo of German-Jewish refugees, after being denied admittance to Cuba. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)

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  • Title: Guarding The St Louis
  • Creator: Three Lions
  • Date Created: 1939-06-17
  • Provenance: Hulton Archive
  • Subject Keywords: Dock, Port, Group, Guard, Clothing, Finance, Lifestyles, Transportation, Nautical Vessel, Horizontal, Black And White, Rear View, War, Cargo Container, Belgium, Police Officer, Germany, Cruise Ship, German Culture, Cuba, Antwerp, Protection, Law, Belgian Culture, Refugee, Males, Arrival, World War II, Saint Louis, Police Uniform, Gendarme
  • Collection ID: 60
  • Collection: Hulton Archive
  • Artist Title: Stringer