A British soldier searching a man, Palestine, 1938.
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'A British soldier searches an Arab for hidden arms, Palestine.' Photograph by Zvi Orushkes (Oron). The British Mandate for Palestine, created after the First World War and approved by the League of Nations, was international recognition for the stated purpose of 'establishing in Palestine a national home for the Jewish people'.