Prior to World War II there was an effort
to allow European Jews the opportunity to immgrate to Alaska. The
following series of fascinating articles appeared in the Anchorage
Daily News on May 16 - 19, 1999 documenting that the forgotten story
of Alaska's own confrontation with the Holocaust.
Series Title: Sanctuary: Alaska, the Nazis, and the Jews
By TOM KIZZIA
Daily News reporter
us this chance'
'Salvation so close, yet mercy so far '
'Alaska wants no misfits'
'Are there no exceptions?'
Thanks to Niki McCurry of Fairbanks Alaska who brought this
information to our attention.