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January 22, 2016 12:29 pm

Flag From Iconic ‘Exodus’ Ship That Transported Holocaust Survivors Donated to US Museum

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Inside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. A flag from the iconic SS Exodus will be donated to the museum. Photo: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Inside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. A flag from the iconic SS Exodus will be donated to the museum. Photo: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

The flag of an iconic ship that tried to take Jewish Holocaust survivors to what would later become Israel is destined for a museum in the United States, an auction house said Thursday.

The SS Exodus was the most famous of hundreds of ships that sought to transport European Jews to the land that later became the nation of Israel immediately after World War II.

Read full story at the AFP.

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