By David Cesarani, Paul A. Levine
Utilizing obtainable archival resources, a group of historians display how a lot the us, Britain, Switzerland and Sweden knew concerning the Nazi try and homicide all of the Jews of Europe in the course of international warfare II.
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4. 228 5. William D. 12–13, 57–59, 245–246. 6. ), Witness to the Holocaust (New York: Harper Collins. 284–294. 7. See the following contributions by Tony Kushner, Jacques Picard, Raya Cohen, and Sven Nordlund. 8. ). The play was also known as The Deputy. 9. 11–18. 10. J. Sherman, Island Refuge: Britain and the Refugees from the Third Reich, 1933–1939 (London: Paul Elek, 1973); Richard Kreitman and Alan Kraut, American Refugee Policy and European Jewry1933–1945 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987).
19 What seemed most shocking was the ethos of ‘business as normal’ that prevailed in Nazi-occupied countries and in the neutral states. The Nazis would not have been able to capitalise on these purloined assets unless there existed an internal market for stolen goods in occupied Europe. Their plundering of Jewish-owned businesses and property in the Reich and in occupied countries, euphemistically dubbed ‘aryanisation’, involved surveying and registering an array of enterprises and then expropriating them for direct exploitation by Germans or selling them off to local people.
No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval tem, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher of this book. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data ‘Bystanders’ to the Holocaust: a re-evaluation 1. Holocaust, Jewish (1939–1945) – Foreign public opinion, American 2. Holocaust, Jewish (1939–1945) – Foreign public opinion, British 3.