Jews in World War 2

As the title suggests, this blog is about Jews in WWII. However it is not about Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. This is about the Jews who fought on both sides, for the allied troops but also for the Axis powers. This may sound crazy but some Jews even got awarded an IronContinue reading “Jews in World War 2”

Roosevelt directives June 1941

Although the US stayed initially neutral during WWII,it had been making preparations for an eventual war with the Axis powers. Worsening relations with the Axis powers prompted President Roosevelt to order all German assets in the U.S. frozen on June 14, 1941. On June 16 he ordered the withdrawal of German and Italian consular staffsContinue reading “Roosevelt directives June 1941”