Twitter account memorializes Holocaust victims turned away from America in 1939

The powerful Twitter account St. Louis Manifest (@Stl_Manifest) spent Holocaust Remembrance Day documenting the names and images of passengers on the German transatlantic liner St. Louis. The ship sailed from Germany in 1939 with 937 passengers, most of whom were Jews fleeing the Third Reich. The St. Louis headed to Cuba where many of its passengers hoped to disembark before heading to the United States. Instead Cuba admitted only 28 of the passengers. Although the U.S. media covered the...

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