Series 3 - Operation Magic Carpet Photo Album

Yemenite Jews on tarmac, airplane in background Group of unidentified Yemenite Jews seated in airplane Portrait, unidentified girl Portrait, unidentified man Unidentified woman smiling at camera, two men in background Portrait, unidentified girl wearing floral kerchief and dress Unidentified family; man, woman, four children Unidentified man reading hebrew book Portrait, unidentified man Portrait, unidentified woman
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Operation Magic Carpet Photo Album

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CA JPL-A 1397-3

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This series consists of portraits of Yemeni Jews photographed during Operation Magic Carpet. Also known as Operation on the Wings of Eagles, this operation saw the large-scale immigration of Yemeni Jews to Israel via American and British transport planes.

These photographs and portraits were taken by Gerry Sternberg ca. 1949-50 and kept in a photo album owned by Abraham Rother.

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