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Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe

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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD For more than a decade, a harsh Congressional immigration policy kept most Jewish refugees out of America, even as Hitler and the Nazis closed in. In 1944, the United States finally acted. That year, Franklin D. Roosevelt created the War Refugee Board, and put a young Treasury lawyer named John Pehle in charge. Over the next twenty months, Pehle pulled together a team of D.C. pencil pushers, international relief workers, smugglers, diplomats, millionaires, and rabble-rousers to ...

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0525433740

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9780525433743

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Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe
2019, Anchor Books

ISBN-13: 9780525433743

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Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe
2018, Doubleday Books

ISBN-13: 9780385542517

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