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    • Jerry
    • 16.02.06 | 16:59 (IST)

    British collaboration with Germans following the occupation of the Channel Islands was similar in some respects to that of the French. This is a little known tidbit of history overlooked by those who speak condesendingly of the behavior of others, while extolling the British virtues. And some Jews of the Channel Islands did go to Auschwitz. http://www.jerseyheritagetrust.org/edu/resources/pdf/cijews.pdf Compare with Bulgaria, a supposed Nazi ally, whose Jewish population survived intact. When apologists ask, "What could we have done"?, nothing more would have been required than a simple statement of "No." Years ago, I worked in a clerical position at the UK desk of the United States State Department. My unofficial, personal observation (1980's), shared by others who worked at the State Department before and since, is that the US and UK diplomatic corp were and are manifestly pro-Arab, anti-Israel and subtly anti-semitic.

    from the article: The new British anti-Semitism
    First published 00:00 16.02.06 | Last updated 00:00 16.02.06
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