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Escape to Manila: From Nazi Tyranny to Japanese Terror

Escape to Manila: From Nazi Tyranny to Japanese Terror

by Frank Ephraim

Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252075261
Pages: 248
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-24
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With the rise of Nazism in the 1930s more than a thousand European Jews sought refuge in the Philippines, joining the small Jewish population of Manila. When the Japanese invaded the islands in 1941, the peaceful existence of the barely settled Jews filled with the kinds of uncertainties and oppression they thought they had left behind. Escape to Manila gathers the testimonies of thirty-six refugees, who describe the difficult journey to Manila, the lives they built there, and the events surrounding the Japanese ...