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January 28, 2002
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Britain did not do enough to help Jews escape the Holocaust, according to a leading historian. Tens of thousands of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany were refused entry into Britain, said David Cesarani, a professor of history at Southampton University and an adviser to the British government. “While there is more to be proud of than to regret, there were shameful episodes that have tended to be swept under the carpet of historical forgetting,” he told Reuters.

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