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Expelled! The History of the “Polenaktion”

On the last weekend of October 1938, 25,000 Jews with Polish passports were arrested, rounded up and deported by train to the Polish border. This exhibition marks the 85th anniversary of the expulsion.

Book talk: ‘The Forgers: The Forgotten Story of the Holocaust’s Most Audacious Rescue Operation’ by Roger Moorhouse

The Ładoś operation was one of the largest rescue missions of the Holocaust, and The Forgers tells this extraordinary story for the first time. The author, Roger Moorhouse, will give a short talk about this remarkable book which follows the desperate bids of Jews to obtain life-saving documents, and their painful uncertainty over whether they will be able to escape the murderous machinery of the Holocaust.

Heritage Fund The Association of Jewish Refugees Federal Foreign Office
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