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German anti-jewish action

Nuremberg laws - jews lost citizenship and voting rights
Drove Jews out of Austria
Imprissoned jews after Kristallnacht

2

Kristallnacht

Jew killed german officer
Excuse to open violence
Resulted in imprisonment and camps

3

US reaction to german policy

Evian Conference
Kristallnacht condemned
Wanger-Rogers bill
Antipathy to jewosh immigration

4

Evian Conference

32 countries and 24 organizations
US rep had little knowledge of immigration
Countries made excuses for not allowing jewish immigration
US didn’t want to change quotas

5

IGCR

Intergovernmental committee on refugees
Set up in Evian conference
Pressured germans to let Jews leave
Nazis didn’t cooperate

6

Wagner-Rogers Bill

1939
Proposed admitting 20,000 jewish children
Shot down
US should help own poor children first

7

SS st louis case

903 jews refused from Cuba and US
Went back to Germany and most died

8

US early concerns

Antipathy
Spies

9

Final solution

Riegner report
High gov knew about massacres
Plan to save 70,000
Nothing done

10

Bermuda conference

1943
Concern about treatment of refugees
Sent jews to N. africa

11

War refugee board

Gave jews documents
Created escapes and refugee camps
Saved 250,000 jews
Proposed bombing concentration camps

Raoul Wallenberg saved 70,000 jews in Budapest ghetto

12

Latin America and Canada

Restricted immigration of Jews
Latin America let in jews and nazis
Canada took UK’s jewish internees