#129 Nevada It was Moshe Sharett who related the bad news - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 15.11.09 | 03:18 (IST)

    Thanks to Michael Bar-Zohar's biography of Ben Gurion, on pg.159 he relates the story and the quote from Ben Gurion. Marshall wanted a postponement of the proclamation and the U.S. was afraid that we'd be annihilated and Moshe Sharett said to Ben Gurion " I think he is right!". Ben Gurion explained: " I stood up and locked the door. And then I said to him: " Moshe! I ask you to give a full and precise report of your conversation with Marshall (to the Mapia Central Committee) exactly as you reported to me. But you're not going out of here before you promise me one thing. Those last four words you said,"I think he is right!", you won't say them at the Central Committe.!" Moshe agreed." Now Truman supported the Partition plan. Nahum Goldmann p.135 "flew to America to persuade the three-man committee established by TRUMAN to formulate American policy on Palestine to adopt the partition plan. Con't

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