PALESTINE: For Front Line Demolition

Last week, the Palestine story began in New Jersey.

At Pier F in Jersey City, dock workers were loading 26 big cases, marked "Used Industrial Machinery," into the American Export Lines' Executor. The twelfth case slipped from the loading fork, crashed six feet to the concrete floor, and split open. Trying to repair the case, cooper Raymond Grimm found inside a package holding 50 one-lb. tins of TNT. They were labeled "U.S. Corps of Engineers—TNT—For Front Line Demolition Only." Customs men opened 25 other cases, found a total of 65,000 lbs. of TNT. Later in a warehouse in The Bronx,...

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