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March 16, Keywords: Intergovernmental Committee, refugees, Anschluss forced emigration, immigration restrictions CopyrightDennis R.
For her great patience, insight and support I will always be truly grateful. I dedicate this work also to my daughters, Lauren Abigail and Jenny Elizabeth for their love, encouragement and patience.
My interest in the topic of this work began in when they were both young and I deeply appreciate their understanding of the time I needed to spend in my quest for knowledge about the Evian Conference.
I hope that I have set an example for them that it is possible, even in the latter years of middle age, to reach new levels of accomplishment. My greatest achievement will, however, always be the family with which I am blessed. Finally, I dedicate this work to the victims of the Nazi era whose lives could have been saved had the world acknowledged, cared about and acted upon the coming catastrophe.
I would particularly like to mention Dr. Mary Johnson, f or helping to focus my attention on the history of the Evian Conference of and her encouragement to tell the story. I hope that this work warrants her confidence. I also wi sh to thank my wife and my friends who had to listen to my incessant discussion of the Evian Conference and the trials and tribulations of a late middle aged man writing a thesis.
Without the help of these individuals and many others this journey into the past could never have been undertaken. Foreign Born in U. Special emphasis was placed on contemporary and later historical assessments of this assembly which r epresented the first international cooperative attempt to solve an acute refugee crisis.
A gener al review followed by a more detailed evaluation was made of existing official and unofficial accounts of the meeting utilizing both public records, private diaries, books, newspape rs, journals and other periodicals for the period of January 1, through December 31, This data was supplemented by later recollections of conference partici pants as well as post-Holocaust historical scholarship.
Various appraisals have been made of the motivations behind the summit and its ultimate success or failure. It is my conclusion that although Roosevelt may have been sympathetic to the plight of Central European Jewish refugees their resettlement and ultimate destiny merit ed a lower priority given his focus upon rebuilding the national economy and defense.
The President clearly recognized the looming threat of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan but was unwill ing to expend political capital on an issue that faced domestic and political opposition.
I fur ther PAGE 10 v maintain that the conference was set up to fail while providing propaganda value for t he participating democracies. Thus, it is not a coincidence that the pogrom of NovemberKristallnacht occurred only four months later. The avoidance of dealing with the Jewish refugee problem was further highlighted in the futile Wagner-Rogers Bill ofthe H ennings bill of and especially the Bermuda Conference ofa time in which the details of mass murder of Jews and other groups was already well known within official c ircles.
I am thankful that I have been given an opportunit y to be educated in the United States of America. I am thankful that I live in a land where, regardl ess of race, everyone may take part in national ceremonies. I am thankful that I live in a land where a person may sing the National Anthem without having someone tell him that he may not bec ause of his race.
I am thankful that I live in a country governed by democracy rather than force. I am thankful that I live in a country where one i s not persecuted.
I am thankful that I live in a land where there ar e people who have real sympathy for refugees from European countries who h ave gone through horrible experiences. I am thankful that I have been given the opportuni ty to enjoy the many privileges that are unheard of in European countrie s.
I am thankful that I shall be able to realize my a mbitions, which would have been impossible had I remained in my native land. I am thankful that I live in a land where the futu re seems bright and hopeful rather than dark and hopeless. I am thankful that I live in a land where the yout h of all races have a tomorrow, rather than in my native land, where the youth of the race is without a tom orrow.
I am thankful that I have been permitted to tell y ou of the troubles in European lands in order that you may develop a real sympathy for the oppressed of the earth.
I am thankful that I am happy and free. G PO, He left Germany during with his sister and rejoined his widowed mother, Mrs. Betty Mardin, who had emigrated to the U. How many shall pass on, how many shall come to be; Who shall live and who shall die; Who shall see ripe age and who shall not; Who shall perish by fire and who by water; Why by sword and who by beast; Who by hunger and who by thirst; Why by earthquake and who by plague; Who by strangling and who by stoning; Who shall be secure and who shall be driven; Who shall be tranquil and who shall be troubled; Who shall be poor and who shall be rich; Who shall be humbled and who exalted.
The Anschluss or annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany on March 12 signaled to the world that Jews could no longer survive within the German community. Faced with an existential threat and unable to adopt the time honored stratagem of accepting the status of a protected but second class and subordinat e minority, the Jews of Germany were once more forced upon the road of the wanderer seeking sanctuary and resettlement.W.E.B.
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