Many of us have returned to visit Eastern Europe roots and have been disturbed at the paucity of our ancestors remainders because of the Holocasut, Here is a different perpective on how much can be found today.
the 2,300 men of German and Austrian origin who lived for as many as three years under armed guard in the Sherbrooke camp and a handful of others in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario were anything but enemies.
Mostly Jews who had fled to England before the Second World War broke out, the internees were among the most passionate anti-Nazis to be found on Canadian soil. At a time when anti-Semitism was the norm, when federal immigration director Frederick Blair strove to keep Jews out of the country, they were treated as dangerous threats to Canadian security.
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