Why Auschwitz Was Never Bombed, A Chapter From This Book, Appeared In The MayIssue Of Commentary And Aroused A Major Controversy In The Press Here And In Europe That Chapter Was Typical Not Only Of The Stunning Revelations That David Wyman Makes But Also Of His Meticulous Research Encompassing Years Of Exploration In Some Sixty Archives, Many Never Before Plumbed As A Result, The Abandonment Of The Jews Asks Many Basic Questions Some Of Them For The First Time About This Shameful Episode In America S HistoryWyman S Account Is Devastating, Not Least Because It Documents The Precise Degree To Which All Segments Of The American Population Including The Churches And The Jewish Community Themselves Failed To Accomplish The Very Least That Could Have Been Expected It Exposes The Failure Of The State Department To Fill The Existing Quotas LeftPercent Unfilled And The Continuous Pattern Of Lies And Deceptions By Means Of Which The Government Turned Back Any Proposals That Were Made, Such As Transporting European Jews To Turkey Or North Africa, To Say Nothing Of The Controversial Question Of Allowing Immigrants Into The United StatesThe Narrative Moves Through Three Stages It Opens With The Developments That Led To The Realization By The Allies That A Systematic Annihilation Of The Jews Was Under Way Foreshadowed By Rumors Through Most Of , This News Was Publicly Established In November Of That Year The Second Stage Deals With The Ensuing Struggle By Jews And Non Jews Against Myriad Odds, Including An Obstructive State Department, An Indifferent President And Public, And Inadequate Press Coverage, That Culminated In JanuaryWith President Roosevelt S Creation Of The War Refugee Board The Final Stage Examines The WRB S Actions Through The End Of The War, Actions Tat Were Substantial But Severely Handicapped By Their Tardiness And By Lack Of Commitment From Administration OfficialsIt Is Difficult For A Generation That Has Seen Hundreds Of Thousands Indeed, Millions Of Vietnamese, Hispanic, And Other Refugees Absorbed Into Our Society With Relative Ease To Understand The Full Extent Of The Anti Semitism That Kept The Government From Trying To Help, And Kept The Jews Themselves From Acting Effectively Wyman S Analysis , Careful And Utterly Convincing, Is A Thorough Account, As Well As A Searing Indictment, Of That Tragic State Of Affairs
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- 458 pages
- The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945
- David S. Wyman
- 04 May 2019 David S. Wyman