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Sokolov St 1, Holon, Israel
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On the sign:
אנדרטה זו הוקמה לזכר 801 המעפילים יוצאי רומניה אשר בדרכם לארץ ישראל באניה "סטרומה" (עם 10 אנשי הצוות) טובעו ע"י צוררי עמנו במימי הים השחור ביום ז’ אדר תש"ב 24.2.1942
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The illegal immigration ship "Struma" carrying illegal immigrants who tried to escape from Romania was sunk by a Soviet submarine in the Black Sea in 1942

The square in Holon is named after the ship

The monument, created by André Révész, was inaugurated in 1968 and shows a ship sinking in the sea.

The monument was photographed that day Click for a larger image

At the bottom of the monument is a small sign that reads: Here is a scroll of the victims of "Struma" for the memory of generations Click for a larger image

More details about the monument and the square can be found on another sign Click for sign's details

Translation of the text on the sign:
This monument was erected in memory of the 801 illegal immigrants from Romania who were on their way to Israel on the ship "Struma" (with 10 crew members) sunk by the oppressors of our people in the waters of the Black Sea on February 24, 1942.

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