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February 1942 The shame of Winston Churchill
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February 1942 The shame of Winston Churchill

February 1942 The shame of Winston Churchill Churchill pointed out that up to the time that the decision to deport the Darien refugees had been taken: ‘ It looked as if we should be subjected to a wave of illegal immigration, but now that the whole of south eastern Europe is in German hands, there […]

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February 24, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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February 24, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill

THE TRAGEDY OF “ILLEGAL” IMMIGRANT SHIP, STRUMA In December 1941 The Struma an over 100 year old cattle boat left the Romanian port of Constanza with 769 Jews on board, 669 more than its normal complement. It  contained only one toilet, no washing facilities and had grossly inadequate sleeping quarters. Passenger wishing to breathe fresh […]

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September 7, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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September 7, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill

September 7, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill  “a train containing 4,000 Jewish children, unaccompanied and without identification papers or even distinguishing marks, left Lyon(France) for ‘somewhere in Poland.’ The destination in Germany was known, both to the Times and to Churchill, only as ‘somewhere in Poland’. Their destination was in fact Auschwitz, although this […]

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September 8, 1942, The Shame of Winston Churchill
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September 8, 1942, The Shame of Winston Churchill

September 8, 1942, The Shame of Winston Churchill: Winston Churchill in the House of Commons : “The most bestial, the most squalid and the most senseless of all their offences, namely, the mass deportation of Jews from France, with the pitiful horrors attendant upon the calculated and final scattering of families. This tragedy fills me […]

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May 1943, Churchill in the House of Commons
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May 1943, Churchill in the House of Commons

Churchill in the House of Commons : “The most bestial, the most squalid and the most senseless of all their offences, namely, the mass deportation of Jews from France, with the pitiful horrors attendant upon the calculated and final scattering of families. This tragedy fills me with astonishment as well as with indignation, and it […]

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Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill

Primary Sources October 25 1919, The Shame of Winston Churchill February 8, 1920, The Shame of Winston Churchill March 12, 1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill March 20,1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill March 28, 1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill 1921, Reply to Mousa Kasem El-Hussaini Winston Churchill to Prime Minister David Lloyd George […]

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June 1922, The Shame of Winston Churchill
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June 1922, The Shame of Winston Churchill

June 1922 The Shame of Winston Churchill The Royal (Peel) Commision of 1938 The field in which the Jewish National Home was to be established was understood, at the time of the Balfour Declaration, to be the whole of historic Palestine, and the Zionists were seriously disappointed when Trans-Jordan was cut away from that field […]

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March 28, 1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill
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March 28, 1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill

March 28, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill Winston Churchill visiting the graves of World War I British soldiers in Jerusalem: “You had only to look on your road here this afternoon to see the graveyard of over 2,000 British soldiers, and there are many other graveyards, some even larger, that are scattered about in […]

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Winston Churchill  to Prime Minister David Lloyd George
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Winston Churchill to Prime Minister David Lloyd George

April 2, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill “We consider it necessary immediately to occupy militarily TransJordania… As we cannot contemplate hostilities with Abdullah in any circumstances, there is no alternative to this policy. We must therefore proceed in co-operation and accord with him…Abdullah with best will in the world will not be able to […]

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Jerusalem Conference on March 28th, 1921
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Jerusalem Conference on March 28th, 1921

March 28, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill Winston Churchill at the Jerusalem Conference on March 28th, 1921

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