Shanghai Remembered Stories of Jews Who Escaped to

Shanghai was the only port open to Jews fleeing Nazi Germany Austria in the 1930s though the Japanese occupation and later American bombings hardly made it a safe haven These 23 first person accounts by survivors who now live mostly in the US a sample of those collected by a former journalist and archived at Wayne State U relates a fascinating little known chapter of the Holocaust It includes introductory remarks by former US Secretary of the Treasury Michael Blumenthal who was among these 20000 refugees a glossary map and photos Annotation ©2006 Book News Inc Portland OR Shanghai Remembered Stories of Jews Who Escaped to Shanghai from Nazi Europe


2 thoughts on “Shanghai Remembered Stories of Jews Who Escaped to Shanghai from Nazi Europe

  1. says:

    I was enlightened by the privilege of being able to interview and write the account of a Holocaust survivor


  2. says:

    I came across this book while researching the stories of the German Jews who got caught up in fraudulent passport activities in Berlin in 1938The book is composed of chapters written by individuals whose families escaped Nazi Europe to Shanghai one of the only open places in the world for desperate Jews About 20000 Jews survived the war in Shanghai although conditions were often uite horrific particularly after the Japanese ente


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