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    • Marie Mirabeau
    • 02.10.09 | 09:29 (IST)

    The whole truth must be said about Knut Hamsun. One cannot pick and choose unless for propaganda purposes. If Knut Hamsun supported the nazi regime, he was not an anti semite and was against the persecutions of Jews. He has expressed himself in very praising words about Jews. He thought that the Jewish people were an intellectual, creative and talented people. He had Jewish friends, some of them German and he help several, with his own money, to escape Germany and reach the US. There are letters of Jews thanking him for that.

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