International: WE CANNOT DIE

The Palestine story is most often told in the language of politics or professional philanthropy. Last week when the largest group of European Jews ever to sail in a single refugee ship tried to pierce the British cordon around Palestine, a TIME correspondent told the story in human terms. He cabled this report of what happens when men crazed by fear find obstacles in their way:

In the thick Mediterranean darkness the refugee ship Lojita, renamed by its passengers the Jewish Assembly, heaved in the lashing seas. In its stinking coffinlike holds, along the...

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