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by United States War Refugee Board,Robert Lester

eBook Papers of the War Refugee Board (Holocaust Era Research Collections) download ISBN: 1556558880
Author: United States War Refugee Board,Robert Lester
Publisher: Univ Pubns of Amer (November 1, 2002)
Language: English
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The War Refugee Board, established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in January 1944, was a . executive agency to aid civilian victims of the Axis powers.

The War Refugee Board, established by President Franklin D. The Board was, in the words of historian Rebecca Erbelding, "the only time in American history that the US government founded a non-military government agency to save the lives of civilians being murdered by a wartime enemy.

Contents: Pt. 1. Correspondence and reports files, February 1944– September 1945.

After the War Refugee Board was created, Roswell was selected as the Board’s .

After the War Refugee Board was created, Roswell was selected as the Board’s representative in Switzerland in April 1944. He commuted to Bern four days a week, while Marjorie ran the AFSC offices in Geneva. After the end of the war in May 1945, Roswell became a United States Foreign Service officer. Marjorie, 65, passed away on June 12, 1978. Roswell, 81, passed away on May 6, 1995. System of Arrangement. The collection is arranged in six series, and therein chronologically.

War Refugee Board - History, War relief, World War, 1939-1945 - Refugees

War Refugee Board - History, War relief, World War, 1939-1945 - Refugees. Washington, DC: War Refugee Board. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. 3 v; 24 cm; Cover title; Includes index; Paged continuously; Donated to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum with the Florence Hodel Papers, and added to the USHMM Library on Apr 24, 2014; The digitization of this publication was made possible by Ginger Lane, her sisters, and their children, in memory of their brother and uncle, Alfons Weber, of blessed memory.

War Refugee Board (WRB), United States agency established January 22, 1944, to attempt to rescue victims of the Nazis-mainly Jews-from death in German-occupied Europe

War Refugee Board (WRB), United States agency established January 22, 1944, to attempt to rescue victims of the Nazis-mainly Jews-from death in German-occupied Europe. The board began its work after the Nazis had already killed millions in concentration and extermination camps. A late start, a lack. The board of directors of the War Refugee Board in March 1944 (left to right): . Secretary of State Cordell Hull, Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, and Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson.

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Lexis Nexis Papers of the War Refugee Board Part . The war refugee board worked from the United States and helped the Jews that suffered in the war. Composition.

Through the efforts of the board, refugee camps were prepared in North Africa and safe haven was arranged in Palestine, Switzerland, and Sweden. The Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter in Oswego, New York, housed one thousand refugees permitted to enter the United States outside the immigration laws. The board worked closely with private . relief agencies in formulating, financing, and executing plans and projects.

by Randolph Boehm, Robert Lester, Alan M. Kraut. ISBN 9781556554926 (978-1-55655-492-6) Hardcover, Univ Pubns of Amer, 1995.

The Board had some, but not but not extensive, funds and authority, although not uncontested, to act on behalf of War Refugees.