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Exodus 1947, First Edition, by David Holly USED - Fair Condition

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Written by steamboat historian David C. Holly, "Exodus 1947" relates the history of steamboat "President Warfield" as it's called into duty during WWII and her transformation into "Exodus 1947 in an effort to relocate Jewish refugees in the war's aftermat

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The Exodus story tells of its voyage to save 4,500 Holocaust survivors fleeing Europe. Holly presents a dramatic biography of the ship's clandestine Atlantic crossing, the boarding of German refugees in France, and its failed attempt to break through the British blockade of Palestine. Along the way, acts of heroism and villainy are duly noted in addition to an examination of the people and organizations working to midwife the birth of Israel, including the Haganah. Contains photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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