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The abandonment of the Jews : America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945

Author: David S Wyman
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Abandonment of the Jews is the definitive work on its subject. The text argues how a substantial commitment to rescue European Jews on the part of the US almost certainly could have saved thousands of the Nazi's victims.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David S Wyman
ISBN: 1565844157 9781565844155 9781595581747 159558174X
OCLC Number: 56613849
Notes: "With an introduction by Elie Wiesel and a new afterword by the author"--Cover.
Description: xix, 458 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Background: The setting: Europe and America --
"A plan to exterminate all Jews": News filters out --
Worst is confirmed --
Fourteen lost months: First steps --
Struggle for action --
Bermuda --
Paper walls and paper plans --
Emergency Committee --
Zionists --
Cabinet war --
Rescue Resolution --
War Refugee Board: "When are the Americans coming?" --
Hungary --
"Late and little" --
Bombing of Auschwitz.
Responsibility: David S. Wyman.

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The Abandonment of the Jews is the definitive work on its subject. The text argues how a substantial commitment to rescue European Jews on the part of the US almost certainly could have saved thousands of the Nazi's victims.

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