Meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the Palestine situation. The US delegate wanted?
SLATE INFORMATION: United Nations report on Palestine
USA: New York: Great Neck: Lake Success:
Delegates seated at meeting of United Nations Palestine Commission including Warren Austin (US Ambassador to UNO) and Arthur Creech-Jones (British delegate to the UN).
Jewish refugees crowded onto Hagannah ship travelling to Palestine and details of voyage including poor weather, hiding from enemy aircraft and interception by British destroyer blockading Palestinian waters.
Background: Meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the Palestine situation. The US delegate wanted to reach early agreement and the British were determined to remove their troops by 1st August 1948. Also includes footage of Jewish refugees on a Haganah ship attempting to reach Palestine, two months before the State of Israel was declared by Jews fighting Palestinian Arabs.