Jews and the Sea A Record Bardin 1942 Booklet Naval Jewish History Palestine

Jews and the Sea: A Record Edited by Shlomo Bardin American Zionist Youth Commission New York, NY, 1942 Stapled booklet, 46 pages. Black and white photographs. Light corner wear; clean and unmarked; solid binding.
During the Second World War, this booklet was published on the occasion of the graduation of the first class of cadets at the Haifa Nautical School in Palestine under the British mandate. It was presented to the Jewish youth of America as an inspiration to pursue a nautical career. It relates the history of the Jews in maritime professions dating back to the early 15th century in Portugal.