JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: WWII Commonwealth internments of Jews #general


Nick <tulse04-news@...>
 

"Nathan Sturman" <npsturman@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:20060525062224.52347.qmail@web53014.mail.yahoo.com...

Fairly large numbers of Jewish refugees were interned as well by
Canada, which also interned its Japanese-Canadian population,
and under somewhat harsher conditions than the US did their
Japanese-Americans. The Jews, refugees >from Germany and occupied
countries, were interned in camps in the Maritime Provinces and
to my knowledge the British Commonwealth detainees were not
compensated or officially apologized to. My own apologies if I
am wrong about this. I don't know about Australia/New Zealand.
Nathan Sturman
I have found this bibliography on the subject of internment in Canada on the
website of Libraries and Archives Canada
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/military/025002-7060-e.html

Nick Landau
London, UK

COHNREICH (Anklam, Germany Krajenka, Poland) ATLAS (Wielkie Oczy (near
Lvov/Lemberg), Poland) WEITZMAN (Cracow), WECHSLER(Schwabach, Germany)
KOHN/WEISSKOPF (Wallerstein and Kleinerdlingen,Germany) LANDAU (only adopted
on leaving Belarus or later)/FREDKIN (?) (Gomel, Mogilev, Chernigov,
Belarus)

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