Why We Watched: Europe, America, and the Holocaust

Why We Watched: Europe, America, and the Holocaust

Theodore S. Hamerow

This booklet solutions the main urgent query concerning the Holocaust: Why did the West do not anything as Hitler's killing laptop took hold?

The Allies stood through and watched Nazi Germany imprison after which homicide six million Jews in the course of international battle II. How might the unthinkable were allowed to occur? Theodore Hamerow finds within the pages of this compelling ebook that every Western kingdom had its personal model of the Jewish Question―its personal kind of anti-Semitism―which won't were as virulent as in japanese Europe yet used to be disastrously crippling still. If only one state had opened its doorways to Germany's already persecuted Jews within the Nineteen Thirties, and if the Allies had tried even one bombing of an extermination camp, the Holocaust might were markedly diverse. as an alternative, by way of sitting on their palms, the West permit Hitler remedy their Jewish query via putting off ecu Jewry.

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