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The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the…
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The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945

by David S. Wyman

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In his landmark work, author David S. Wyman contends that a substantial commitment to rescue Jewish people on the part of the United States almost certainly could have saved several hundred thousands of the Nazis' victims. This reissued edition contains a new Afterword by Wyman addressing the controversy his work has aroused.… (more)

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The ongoing debate among descendants of immigrants on how best to keep new immigrants and illegal aliens out of the country is nothing new. Anti-immigration laws and sentiment were all the rage during the late thirties and especially during WWII. Guided by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the American Coalition of Patriotic Societies, Senators and Congressmen watched diligently for any hint that those funny little furriners might sneak in.

Senator Rufus Holman (Rep., OR) in 1942 once blocked a bill in the Senate because it aroused his suspicion that "it relaxes the immigration laws," though he openly admitted, "I know nothing about this bill." Representative William Elmer (Rep., MO)--no doubt a descendant of the famous American patriot, Elmer Fudd, --was equally distrustful. He apprised the House of "a determined and well financed movement...to admit all the oppressed, Hitler-persecuted people of Germany and other European countries into our country." ( )
  ecw0647 | Sep 30, 2013 |
until that day...Philippians 2:10, when each of us will have to give an account of ourselfs, Lord Jesus, please have mercy on me... ( )
  virg144 | Jun 23, 2013 |
NO OF PAGES: 444 SUB CAT I: Holocaust SUB CAT II: SUB CAT III: DESCRIPTION: This book reveals the appalling extent to which the U.S. (and Great Britain), in the face of overwhelming evidence of the Holocaust, refused to help rescue the victims until very late in the war.NOTES: SUBTITLE: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945
  BeitHallel | Feb 18, 2011 |
Well researched book on the failure of the U.S. government to bring Jews out of Europe in a timely manner
  Folkshul | Jan 15, 2011 |
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Our only hope will lie in the frail web of understanding on one person for the pain of another. (John Dos Passos, December 1940)
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For Midgie / because of the smell of summer earth after the rain, roses by the study gate, the magic of the shooting star, and all the rest.
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During the spring of 1941, while planning the invasionof Russia, the Nazis made the decision to annihilate the Jews in the territories to be taken from the USSR.
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