US efforts to respond to Holocaust “pushed back by anti-semites in the US State Department”

THE INDEPENDENT
Allied forces knew about Holocaust two years before discovery of concentration camps, secret documents reveal
by Andrew Buncombe
April 18, 2017

The Allied Powers were aware of the scale of the Jewish Holocaust two-and-a-half years earlier than is generally assumed, and had even prepared war crimes indictments against Adolf Hitler and his top Nazi commanders. Newly accessed material from the United Nations – not seen for around 70 years – shows that as early as December 1942, the US, UK and Soviet governments were aware that at least two million Jews had been murdered and a further five million were at risk of being killed, and were preparing charges. Despite this, the Allied Powers did very little to try and rescue or provide sanctuary to those in mortal danger. READ MORE

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