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Forgotten Victims The Abandonment Of Americans In Hitler's Camps

By Mitchel G Bard Copyright 1994
    by Routledge

    192 Pages
    by Routledge

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     The outbreak of war in Europe in 1939 put tens of thousands of American civilians, especially Jews, in deadly peril, and yet the US State Department failed to help them. Consequently many suffered and some died. Later, when the United States joined the war against Hitler, many American and, in particular, Jewish American soldiers were captured and

    Preface -- The Tragic Untold Story -- Sorry, You Missed the Boat: Americans in Europe -- Americans in the Warsaw Ghetto: The Diary of Mary Berg -- The Meaning of Fear: Soldiers in Captivity -- Bodies in the Mirror: POWs in Buchenwald -- End of the Line for Spies-Mauthausen -- Jewish POWs Are Singled Out -- We're Building the Pyramids Again-Berga -- The Death March and Liberation -- The Meaning of Survival: Life After the Camps -- The War Crimes Trials: Justice Half-Served -- Recognition of the Victims