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The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945

Steven B. Bowman


This book tells the story of modern Greek Jewry as it came under the control of the Kingdom of Greece during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In particular, it deals with the vicissitudes of those Jews who held Greek citizenship during the interwar and wartime periods. Individual chapters address the participation of Greek and Palestinian Jews in the 1941 fighting with Italy and Germany, the roles of Jews in the Greek Resistance, aid, and rescue attempts, and the problems faced by Jews who returned from the camps and the mountains in the aftermath of the German retreat. The book focuses ... More

Keywords: Greece, Jews, citizenship, Italy, Germany, Greek Resistance, war

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780804755849
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804755849.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steven B. Bowman, author