This Day in Jewish History 1940: Eichmann Unveils Plan to Deport Jews to Madagascar

Nazi Germany envisioned expelling all Europe's Jews to Madagascar, using a defeated Britain's ships, but WWII didn't work out that way.

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On August 15, 1940, Adolf Eichmann, the SS official in charge of elimination of the Jews, published a memorandum in which he outlined a plan for deporting the Jews of Europe to the island of Madagascar, in the...