Documents regarding aliens in the British Army during World War Two

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collection of documents regarding aliens in the British Army during World War Two, 1940s, comprises of the contents of a folder originally entitled 'Non-British Ex-Servicemen Association: Archives, H. Weisbord'. The collection notably includes newspaper cuttings relating to the experiences of Jewish ex-servicemen, 1940s (1158/1), arranged according to the following categories: grievances, naturalisation, tributes, pensions appeal tribunals, demobilisation, slanderous statements, miscellaneous and cuttings; copy of pamphlet entitled 'Conditions of Service in British Army for Refugees and other Aliens', (copy of original [1940s]) (1158/3) issued by Jewish Refugees' Committee, National Service Department; copy of extract from Hansard regarding debate about internees (copy of original [1940s]) (1158/4); copy of newspaper articles regarding non-British servicemen in the British Army (copy of original [1940s]) (1158/5).

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection of papers documents the experiences of German and Austrian Jewish servicemen in the British Army during the Second World War.

Arrangement

None

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

H. Weisbord

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.