Holocaust warnings ignored for 6 months

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Holocaust warnings ignored for 6 months
USA Today |
"U.S. intelligence officials learned within months of the U.S. entry into World War II that Nazi Germany planned mass killings to eliminate Jews, scholars reviewing newly declassified reports said Thursday. But the U.S. government gave the information low priority in August 1942, the scholars concluded, not acknowledging that Germany had a plan to exterminate Jews until six months later. 'It was an intelligence failure,' said Richard Breitman, an American University Holocaust historian who studied the documents."

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