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Herman F. Reissig memorandum

Document | Accession Number: 1997.A.0050

The Herman F. Reissig memorandum, dated May 15, 1941, describes the SS Alsina’s departure from Marseille in January 1941 carrying more than 500 refugees en route to the United States and Latin America, its detention in Dakar by the Vichy government, Reissig’s unsuccessful efforts to work with the Vichy, British, and American governments to find a solution for the refugees, and cables received from refugees aboard the Alsina describing their confusion and anxiety.

Date
1941
Language
English
Extent
1 folder
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Record last modified: 2017-07-12 14:18:02
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