Auschwitz and the Allies

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Pimlico, 2001 - Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - 368 pages
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When Hitler announced that the result of the war in Europe would be the complete annihilation of the Jews, he did so in public. The Allies heard but did nothing. In 1944 Allied reconnaissance pilots repeatedly photographed Auschwitz: the pictures were filed away. The testimonies of escapees were also ignored. Why?

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Sir Martin Gilbert, CBE, PC, a lecturer and writer, and an honorary fellow of Merton College, Oxford, is one of Britain's most distinguished modern historians. He has published over eighty books, including several volumes on Winston Churchill and a number of major books on Jewish history.

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