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Author Nasaw, David.
Title The last million : Europe's displaced persons from World War to Cold War / David Nasaw.
Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2020.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  940.5314 N    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 654 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [563]-615) and index.
Contents From Poland and Ukraine : Forced Laborers, 1941-1945 -- From Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Western Ukraine -- From the Concentration and Death Camps -- Alone, Abandoned, Determined, the She'erit Hapletah Organizes -- The Harrison Mission, Report, and Consequences -- The U.S., the UK, the USSR, and UNRRA -- Inside the DP Camps -- "The War Department Is Very Anxious" -- "U.S. Begins Purge in German Camps. Will Weed Out Nazis, -- Fascist Sympathizers and Criminals Among Displaced Persons," -- New York Times, March 10, 1946 -- The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry Issues Its Report -- The Polish Jews Escape into Germany -- Fiorello La Guardia to the Rescue -- The Death of UNRRA -- "Send Them Here," Life Magazine, September 23, 1946 -- Fact-Finding in Europe -- "The Best Migrant Types" -- "So Difficult of Solution" Jewish Displaced Persons -- "Jewish Immigration Is the Central Issue in Palestine Today" -- "A Noxious Mess Which Defies Digestion" -- "A Shameful Victory for [the] School of Bigotry" -- "Get These People Moving" -- "The Utilization of Refugees from the Soviet Union -- in the U.S. National Interest" -- The Displaced Persons Act of 1950 -- McCarran's Internal Security Act Restricts the Entry of Communist Subversives -- "The Nazis Come In" -- The Gates Open Wide -- Aftermaths.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Europe.
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.
International Refugee Organization.
Refugees -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Refugees -- Government policy -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish refugees -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Political refugees -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Europe -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century.
Humanitarianism -- History -- 20th century.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Added Title Europe's displaced persons from World War to Cold War
ISBN 9781594206733 hardcover
1594206732 hardcover
9780698406636 electronic book