Refugee Crisis of 1938

by Suzanne Stone

German Anschluss 1938, from Life magazine

Anschluss: March 12, 1938

Result of the Nazi Occupation:

Roosevelt's Reaction: March 23, 1938

International Efforts: The Evian Conference: July 1938

Efforts within the U.S. to help: Wagner-Rogers Bill


The book entitled Paper Walls: America and the Refugee Crisis 1938-1941 by David S. Wyman was used as a reference for the timeline detailed above on the refugee crisis of 1938.
written by Suzanne Stone for the World War II Seminar at the University of San Diego, May 1, 1999.