"A Problem From Hell:" America and the Age of Genocide - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Samantha Power
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Chapter 3, The Crime With a Name Summary

In other places, individuals were making many of the same arguments as Lemkin. Szmul Zygielbojm, in London, released a report prepared by an underground Jewish society in Poland. The report discussed the tactics that Nazis were using to kill Jews. Jan Karski, a Polish diplomat and Roman Catholic, disguised himself and entered the Warsaw ghetto. At a later time he infiltrated one of the death camps. In 1942, he escaped German territory with hundreds of documents. His findings, detailing Jewish suffering in both places, were cabled to New York. The men talked to officials in the United States and in Britain and made attempts to publish accounts of what was happening. In 1943, Zygielbojm learned that his wife and child had died in the Warsaw ghetto. He also watched the Allies reject most of the modest proposals to expand the...

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