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    • StephenConnor
    • 05.06.07 | 21:27 (IDT)

    Paul, By the way, I read what you sent me yesterday and did not see any mention of boundaries. It appeared to me to be the results of the negotiation between France and Britain over the division of their respective Mandates. As I recall, they traded some land along the border of Syria and Lebanon for some land in Mesopotamia. Little or nothing to do with the eventual division of the British Mandate into the Jewish Homeland and the remaining Trans-Jordania. The editorial caption that states that all of the land was to be integral to the Jewish homeland in accordance with Balfour was not in agreement with the correspondence that I read from Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner of the Mandate. Peace. Steve

    from the article: What was forgotten that morning
    First published 00:00 05.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.06.07
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