Haifa harbor, Palestine. Photograph: Dmitri Kessel./Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image
was UN correspondent for the Manchester Guardian from 1945 to 1948. He was the paper’s chief correspondent for the US from 1948 until 1972. He died in 2004.
The partition of Palestine in 1947 led to the founding of the state of Israel on 14 May 14.
(www.guardian.co.uk / 27.05.2011)