Britain knew about extermination of Jews, Vatican claims…Posted: August 18, 2009
L’Osservatore Romano said the British and American governments ignored, downplayed or even suppressed intelligence reports about the Nazis’ extermination plans.
They could have bombed Nazi concentration camps and the railways that supplied them but instead chose not to, the newspaper claimed.
It quoted from the diary of Henry Morgenthau Jr., the wartime US secretary of the treasury, who described London’s alleged indifference to the plight of the Jews as “a Satanic combination of British chill and diplomatic double talk, cold and correct and adding up to a sentence of death”.
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