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Although many Poles risked their lives to save Jews, others energetically took part in pogroms, murdering at least 340 Jews in the town of Jedwabne in 1941 and 42 in the city of Kielce in 1946, after the war ended, to take two notorious examples.
In addition, there were anti-Semitic pogroms during and after the war.
Over the past five months some 680,000 of them have fled to Bangladesh to escape a pogrom conducted by the Burmese army and their Buddhist neighbours.
More than 650,000 fled the pogrom into neighbouring Bangladesh.
The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated against Jews....
Millions of European Jews flooded into the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, fleeing pogroms and seeking opportunity and protection under the law.
Sadly, after Mr Wade’s book was written, just such a pogrom came: Buthidaung, like much of the surrounding area, is now all but empty of Muslims.
However, many Poles also participated in some of the worst atrocities of World War II, collaborating with the Nazis, denouncing one another, indulging in rampant anti-Semitism and even participating in pogroms and death camps.
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First Known Use: 1891See Words from the same year
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