WATCH: The tragedy of the passengers of the MS St. Louis

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WATCH: The tragedy of the passengers of the MS St. Louis

80 years ago, on May 13, 1939, the MS St. Louis set sail from Germany with hundreds of Jewish refugees on board. They were fleeing Nazi Germany - but the passengers were denied refuge in Cuba, the US, and Canada. With nowhere to go, many of them would later perish in the Holocaust.

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