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Burgenland Jews stranded on French Tug on the Danube to go to Palestine.

Prague, Aug. 12th (Jewish Telegraphic Agency).

The 70 Jews from the Burgenland who were stranded on an old French tug in the Danube since April after being rescued from a breakwater where the Nazis had dumped them, are to receive the last Palestine immigration certificates allotted to Austrian refugees.

The seventy Jewish refugees, among whom are many old people, are now to go to Palestine.


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The United Kingdom declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939, after the German invasion of Poland. After the defeat of France in the spring of 1940, the British Expeditionary Force withdrew from the European Continent. Although the Channel Islands near the French coast did fall into German hands, from the summer of 1940 until 1945, mainland Britain resisted German invasion and became a refuge for many governments-in-exile and refugees of the occupied countries in Europe. At the outbrea...

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<p><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>Readers need to reserve a reading room terminal to access a digital version of this archive.</strong></span></p><p>This collection consists of correspondence of the Council for German Jewry on the following subjects: dismissals of Jewish staff at Göttingen University (608/1); Austrian Jewish refugees from the Burgenland; various synagogue congregations in Germany (608/2); emergency relief organisation for German scientists abroad (608/3). Also a report by...