The USS Pensacola Ship arriving in Syria on January 27, 1919 carrying food and assistance to the sta

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The USS Pensacola Ship arriving in Syria on January 27, 1919 carrying food and assistance to the starving people of Syria, who were greatly reduced to poverty during World War I. War had ended two month ago, and the ship was sent to the Middle East by the American Committee for Relief in the Near East, with a cargo estimated worth more than 2.500.000 USD.