<p>A Jewish refugee child steps off a train in Czechoslovakia. He is one of 510 Polish orphans on their way to homes in France and Belgium as part of a program worked out by UNRAA. Dablice, Czechoslovakia, 1946.</p>

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From 1933 to fall 1941 Nazi Germany pursued an aggressive policy of forced emigration for the Reich's Jews. Yet refugees faced enormous obstacles in finding safe havens during the era of the Great Depression, the Holocaust, and after. The search for refuge frames both the years before the Holocaust and its aftermath.

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