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Swiss Up! - When the borders closed to Jews

Swiss Up! // Community// Explore Switzerland// Science & Technology// Health// General // By Tay Kinnear // Jan. 29, 2019

In 1942, Switzerland closed its borders to the Jews during the Holocaust of WWII. The question is, who knew what would happen to the Jews who were turned away - the government? The citizens?

Find out about what happened during this border shutdown and how the people reacted once they realised what was going on, on today's episode of Swiss Up!


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