The British held the Mandate for Palestine. They refused to allow the Exodus to land in Palestine. The Exodus was forced into the port of Haifa where the passengers were taken off and put onto other ships and sent to France. On arrival in France they refused to get off and were subsequently sent off to British army barracks that were set up in Germany. So the the Jews on the Exodus never made it to Palestine at that time. Get the facts straight JOE.
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