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SS St. Louis Passengers

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The MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner most notable for a single voyage in 1939, in which her captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to find homes for 937 German Jewish refugees after they were denied entry to Cuba, the United States and Canada, until finally accepted to various countries of Europe. Historians have estimated that, after their return to Europe, approximately a quarter of the ship's passengers died in Concentration Camps.

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For more information, please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_St._Louis, http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/stlouis.html, and http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005267

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_St._Louis#.22Voyage_of_the_Damned.22 .