US.Navy Evacuates 6,000 Jews from Jaffa in WWI

The Jews in "Palestine" suffered famine, expulsion and worse at the hands of the Turks in WWI.

Lenny ben David ,

WWI, Jerusalem
WWI, Jerusalem

The definitive book of photos showing the history of Americans in the Holy Land will be published shortly.

Here are two never-before-seen pictures from the book showing Jews boarding and disembarking from the USS Tennessee after their expulsion by the Turks in 1915. 

Stay tuned for information on the book's publication.

Jewish refugees boarding and registering in Jaffa.

Jewish refugees disembarking in Alexandria Egypt.