Difference between revisions of "Aleppo"

From armeniapedia.org
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Aleppo''' a city today in northwestern Syria, was a major site on the deportation map. It was not only a killing station but a transfer point, where those who had survived deportation from points north could find refuge if they were lucky. The reports from Jesse Jackson in Aleppo in 1915-16, like Leslie Davis's, comprised a primary source of evidence for Ambassador [[Morgenthau]], and eventually for the State Department and the press back home. Being in Aleppo, Jackson afforded a unique overview of the extermination plan, because week in and week out, he saw the remnants of the endless string of deportation marches that had originated all over the empire.
+
'''Aleppo''' a city today in northwestern Syria, was a major site on the deportation map. It was not only a killing station but a transfer point, where those who had survived deportation from points north could find refuge if they were lucky. The reports from Jesse Jackson in Aleppo in 1915-16, like Leslie Davis's, comprised a primary source of evidence for Ambassador [[Morgenthau]], and eventually for the State Department and the press back home. Being in Aleppo, Jackson afforded a unique overview of the extermination plan, because week in and week out, he saw the remnants of the endless string of deportation marches that had originated all over the empire.<ref>The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response - Page 251 by [[Peter Balakian]]</ref>
  
 +
== References ==
 +
{{Reflist}}
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
*[[Armenian Genocide]]
 
*[[Armenian Genocide]]
  
 
[[Category:Armenian communities]]
 
[[Category:Armenian communities]]

Revision as of 03:20, 7 November 2007

Aleppo a city today in northwestern Syria, was a major site on the deportation map. It was not only a killing station but a transfer point, where those who had survived deportation from points north could find refuge if they were lucky. The reports from Jesse Jackson in Aleppo in 1915-16, like Leslie Davis's, comprised a primary source of evidence for Ambassador Morgenthau, and eventually for the State Department and the press back home. Being in Aleppo, Jackson afforded a unique overview of the extermination plan, because week in and week out, he saw the remnants of the endless string of deportation marches that had originated all over the empire.[1]

References

  1. The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response - Page 251 by Peter Balakian

See also