Paramount Newsreel, 1 July, 1947: Illegal Immigrant Ship Exodus Arrives at Haifa Port

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The illegal immigrant ship Exodus which carries on board Holocaust survivors from Europe, arrives at the Haifa port. After British soldiers took over the ship before it reached the shore, Exodus finally arrives at the port of Haifa. Passengers get off the ship, while the wounded are evacuated from the ship. Members of the UNSCOP Committee (the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine) are seen on dock, as they monitor the evacuation process. Lastly illegal immigrants walk up the gangplank to Ocean Vigour, one of three British ships allocated to expel the immigrants back to France.