Finland and the Holocaust The Rescue of Finland"s Jews by Hannau Rautkallio

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Refugees, Jewish,
  • History Of Jews,
  • History: American,
  • Rescue,
  • Finland,
  • History,
  • 20th century,
  • Jews

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8253841M
ISBN 100896041204
ISBN 109780896041202

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The history of the Jews in Finland goes back to at least the s. Finnish Jews are Jews who are citizens of Finland. The country is home to approximately 1, Jews, who mostly live in Helsinki. Jews came to Finland as traders and merchants from other parts of Europe.

Mar 31,  · He wrote that Finland was the only Western democracy that voluntarily joined forces with Nazi Germany and is keeping quiet about it. “Arnstad’s book was criticized by Pertti Torstila, secretary of state in the Finnish Foreign Ministry. He argued that the Swedish author lacked historical perspective.

I only finished it because, as far as I know, it's the only book-length study in English of Finnish Jews during the Holocaust. The writing was incredibly dry and the author spent way too much time in the beginning talking about the pre-Hitler Jewish population of Finland/5.

Feb 16,  · I am so glad to be finished with this. I only finished it because, as far as I know, it's the only book-length study in English of Finnish Jews during the Holocaust. The writing was incredibly dry and the author spent way too much time in the beginning talking about the pre-Hitler Jewish population of /5(3).

Jan 01,  · Thanks for the A2A. Finland played a unique role in the war and in the Holocaust. In a war that saw so much willingness of people to take part in and or look the other way in the face of racism and murder, Finland stood up and protected its people.

Apr 05,  · But the title of the book, Finland and the Holocaust leads one to believe that a larger story will be told. It isn’t and that’s severely disappointing. Well researched and concisely written, the book reads more like a PhD thesis than a text for general public consumption.

2 and 1/2 stars out of 5. Get this from a library. Finland and the Holocaust: the rescue of Finland's Jews. [Hannu Rautkallio; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- Finland was the only German ally whose Jews were not involved in Hitler's Final Solution.

Examines the arrival of Jewish refugees to Finland, most of them on their way to Sweden, and Finland and the Holocaust book treatment. Finland's Holocaust considers antisemitism and the figure of the Holocaust in today's Finland. Taking up a range of issues - from cultural history, folklore, and sports, to the interpretation of military and national history - this collection examines how the writing of history has engaged and Author: S.

Muir. Finland's Holocaust considers antisemitism and the figure of the Holocaust in today's Finland. Taking up a range of issues - from cultural history, folklore, and sports, to the interpretation of military and national history - this collection examines how the writing of history has engaged and evaded the figure of.

Books shelved as holocaust-fiction: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne, Those. Finland's Holocaust considers antisemitism and the figure of the Holocaust in today's Finland. Taking up a range of issues - from cultural history, folklore, and sports, to the interpretation of military and national history - this collection examines how the writing of history has engaged and evaded the figure of Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Night is the archetypal Holocaust novel, in many ways more an experience that you have, rather than a book that you read. Its author, Elie Wiesel, was born in what is now Romania and survived several concentration camps, and in Night, he puts into hauntingly beautiful words all of the terrible events, whether physical, mental, or emotional, that he had to letoitdebois.com: Lani Seelinger.

This book was unique in that it Finland and the Holocaust book how Gerda and the people she was imprisoned with created a loving community within the confines of the camp.

These books about the Holocaust changed my life and the way I viewed the letoitdebois.com: Romeo Rosales. Many books have chronicled the courage and suffering of the Holocaust victims, from fictional stories to first-person accounts by survivors to diaries written at the time.

The books on our list are some of the best for kids and teens about this period. Mar 01,  · Abstract. This article discusses how the Finns turned over foreign Jews to Nazi Germany in November The article explores the possibility that the extradition was part of a much larger intended delivery of foreign and Finnish Jews into Nazi hands and provides an alternative interpretation to Hannu Raut-kallio's Finland and the Holocaust, the only work on this subject in letoitdebois.com by: 4.

Buy Finland and the Holocaust: The Rescue of Finland's Jews by Hannu Rautkallio online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop letoitdebois.com Range: $ - $ (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary In this pioneering volume, a group of "third generation" scholars subject the contested ligature between Finland and the Holocaust to critique.

Finland's Holocaust: Silences of History traces the implications of antisemitism in Finland in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, through Finland's. History of Finland Also include, Finland Culture, Finland government and politics, Finland art and culture, Finland tourism and investment.

Present-day Finland became habitable in about 8, B.C., following the northward retreat of the glaciers, and at about that time Neolithic. The History of the Jews in Finland began when the Jews first settled in the Kingdom of Sweden-Finland in the 18th century, during the tolerant reign of King Gustavus III.

They were allowed to reside in a few towns in Swedish parts of the kingdom, such as Marstrand, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Norrköping and Karlskrona, but not in the Finnish part.

Hakehila, the magazine of the Helsinki Jewish community, described Finland's Holocaust—the first English-language collection on Finland's experience with antisemitism and the Holocaust—as "a book that should not only be translated into Finnish, but should also be widely read, and above all internalized.".

Dec 01,  · Finland and the Holocaust: A Reassessment The issue of civilian and POW exchanges has been a subject of historical controversy in Finland, sparked by Elina Sana's book on Finland's transfers to Germany.

28 The most significant issue is the treatment of Soviet Jewish POWs and the reasons why some of them were handed over to the letoitdebois.com by: 8. Aug 16,  · World War II had a profound impact on Finland. Approximately 86, Finns died in the war–about three times the losses suffered during the civil war.

In addition, about 57, Finns were permanently disabled, and the vast majority of the dead and the disabled were young men in their most productive years.

Maus by Art Spiegelman. American cartoonist Spiegelman interviewed his father about his experiences as a Holocaust survivor; thus, this graphic novel was born.

One of the boldest choices and most salient features of the book is that it uses different animals to represent humans: Germans as cats, Jews as mice, and non-Jewish Poles as pigs.

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Search All 1 Records in Our Collections. The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and letoitdebois.com below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.

May 04,  · Scholarship on Finland from – traditionally has ignored the fact that Finland was part of the Russian Empire during this period. Historical scholarship in Finland is replete with this discourse of separation. In respect to the Holocaust, the book uncovers several bases of Author: Jason Lavery.

Finland's Holocaust: silences of history / edited by Simo Muir, Adjunct Professor of Jewish Studies, University of Helsinki, and Hana Worthen, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Perfomance Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University.

More than sixty years on, the Holocaust remains a subject of intense debate with ever-widening ramifications. This series aims to demonstrate the continuing relevance of the Holocaust and related issues in contemporary society, politics and culture; studying the Holocaust and its history broadens our understanding not only of the events themselves but also of their present-day significance.

Jun 17,  · Escape From the Holocaust. The Fate of Jews in Finland and other Scandinavian Countries: Featuring former U.S. Ambassador to Finland James E. Goodby as well as several prominent scholars on the history of the Holocaust-era in Scandanavia The Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program, (HAPP.

May 15,  · The borrowers: why Finland's cities are havens for library lovers the library is no mere book repository. “I think Finland could not have given a better gift to the people. It symbolises the Author: Tash Reith-Banks. Dec 04,  · Astonishing Story of Survival by Jews of Finland The history of the Jews of Finland that John Simon relates in his new book, “Strangers in a Stranger Land,” is an extraordinary tale of Jewish survival during World War II.

The world observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday – this year marking 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in News of the synagogue vandalism reached Finnish President Sauli Niinistö as he was attending a holocaust memorial in Poland with dozens of other world leaders.

Dec 14,  · 4. Apart from the volume under review see also Rautkallio, Finland and the Holocaust and “‘Cast into the Lion’s Den.’” Rautkallio has also written two studies on the topic in Finnish: Ne kahdeksan ja Suomen omatunto (The Eight and Finland’s Guilt) and Suomen juutalaisten aseveljeys (The Gun‐Brotherhood of Finland’s Jews).

letoitdebois.com by: 7. - Elina Sana publishes Luovutetut. This book, about the foreign Jews extradited by Finland, immediately set off a storm of interest in Finland’s role in the Holocaust, as well as a furor within political and academic circles.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Finland participated in the Second World War, twice battling the Soviet Union, and then against Nazi letoitdebois.com relations with the Soviet Union changed during the war, Finland was placed in the unusual situation of being for, then against and then for the overall interests of the Allied powers.

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The Jews of Finland. The Jews of Finland found themselves in a bizarre situation with the outbreak of World War II. Despite the Nazis' war on Europe's Jews, Finland's alliance with Germany caused over Finnish Jews to fight alongside German soldiers on the Eastern Front, while Jewish women served in the country's civil defense corps.

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Although anti-Semitism in Europe has had a long history, organized persecution of German Jews began with Hitler's rise to power in Jan 03,  · David Cesarani’s “Final Solution” and Peter Hayes’s “Why?” offer fresh perspectives on the Holocaust. Two New Books Look at the Holocaust in Civic and Military Terms.Oct 29,  · Finland to probe troops’ alleged role in the Holocaust Inquiry launched following discovery of written testimony by a Finnish Waffen-SS officer, who described murdering Jews in Ukraine.

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