The Myth of Rescue: Why the Democracies Could Not Have Saved More Jews from the Nazis

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Routledge, Oct 1, 1999 - History - 267 pages
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It has long been argued that the Allies did little or nothing to rescue Europe's Jews. Arguing that this has been consistently misinterpreted, The Myth of Rescue states that few Jews who perished could have been saved by any action of the Allies. In his new introduction to the paperback edition, Willliam Rubinstein responds to the controversy caused by his challenging views, and considers further the question of bombing Auschwitz, which remains perhaps the most widely discussed alleged lost opportunity for saving Jews available to the Allies.

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A book apparently written by a self-hating Jew. This gentleman apparently applauds the lack of action to save Jewish refugees from the Holocaust. He argues credulously that the doors to the ... Read full review

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I wasn't really sure why this was such a hot-button issue when I read the book, since the "rescue" debate is basically second-guessing history. What the book clearly demonstrates, best of all, is that ... Read full review

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Bill Rubinstein is a Professor at Aberystwyth. He is well known as a controversial author in historical circles. His best selling books include ""The Truth Will Out,"" which presents a new candidate for The Shakespeare Authorship Debate and ""The Myth of Rescue"" which refuted the idea that more Jews could have been saved by the Allies from the Holocaust.

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