Rescue and Liberation

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1. What was the name of the Swedish diplomat who led an effort to save thousands of Hungarian Jews in 1944?

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2. Any form of resistance to Nazi authority in Germany was
generally left unpunished.
punishable by death.
generally ignored by authorities.
punished by large fines.


3. Almost 8,000 Jews were hidden and ferried to safety by the citizenry of


4. Non-Jewish citizens of Europe who, at great risk to themselves, helped hide and rescue Jews from Nazis are called
righteous gentiles.


5. The number of people displaced after the second world war reached
1-2 million
7-9 million
1-2 billion
7-9 billion


6. After the war, many of those displaced were
readily granted visas to more stable countries.
provided with newly rebuilt homes.
placed in "displaced person" camps.
sent to Israel.

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7. In what ways did General Eisenhower respond to the discovery of the camps?
He insisted on photographing what he saw.
He quickly toured them and then went on with business as usual.
He documented the conditions of the camps.
He tried to destroy the evidence of the camps to save future generations from experiencing what he did.

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