Churchill, Roosevelt and the Holocaust
ii Preface This book has been in many respects the project of a lifetime, begun when I first encountered Nazi occupiers in the city of my birth, Warsaw, over seven- ty years ago. How could the monumental suffering of the Jews, condemned by Hitler to extermination, escape the attention and care of the larger world, a world beyond the immediate locale of oppression, persecution, and destruction? Among many aspects of the clearly complex answer to this question, there is one which has never received the exposure that it plainly and honestly re- quires. A frank explanation is overdue. I would like to thank those who have participated in bringing the project to fruition and apologize, in advance, for any omissions which are inadver- tent and solely the responsibility of the author. Dr. Frank J. Coppa, Caitlin Lavelle, and Alexandra Leach at Peter Lang Publishing have been most helpful. Dan Scott Maroon was a highly though- tful, effective and indefatigable assistant, prior to starting his law school stu- dies. I am grateful to the University of California, Davis, Shields Library reference staff, especially and particularly, Dr. Michael Winter, Marcia Meister, Juri Stratford, Axel Borg, Adam Siegel, Dr. Daniel Goldstein, Dr. David Michalski and Dr. Roberto Delgadillo. I also want to thank my good friends, Professor Tony Tanke and Dr. George Medovoy for their help and unflagging encouragement. Many thanks to Rebecca Sells, Stevin Groth, and Dr. Mark Belafsky for their contributions. In retrospect, I express profound appreciation for half a century...
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