The Farhud: Roots of the Arab-Nazi Alliance in the Holocaust
The Nazis needed oil. The Arabs wanted the Jews and British out of Iraq. The Mufti of Jerusalem forged a far-ranging alliance with Hitler resulting in the June 1941 Farhud, a Nazi-style pogrom in Baghdad that set the stage for the devastation and expulsion of the Iraqi Jews and ultimately almost a million Jews across the Arab world. The Farhud was the beginning of what became a broad Nazi-Arab alliance in the Holocaust.
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I have read several of Edwin Black's books and have been a big fan. Both IBM and the Holocaust and War Against the Weak were fantastically thorough. However, I felt like he bulked this one up with far ... Read full review