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For example, what sort of employment they were allowed (or forbidden) to take, whether they had to carry any daily identification, whether any were involved in acts of resistance or collaboration in the places they lived in, etc.
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Gertrude Stein, an US citizen, and Jew by nazi definition, was able to survive the war in France, unmolested by the nazis. A admirer in the Vichy government, Bernard Fay, was able to keep her out of the extermination camps and in her rural home. In return she translated Vichy documents and propaganda in to English and made pro Vichy statements for public consumption.
Ford Motor Company, Dupont Corp, Chase Bank (Rockafellers), Davis Oil, and others still had representatives & employees in Europe & the nazi government alternately sucked up to them and dropped hints of threats. Most departed by mid 1941 as it became difficult to continue business in occupied Europe. 'Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-1945' describes the mass of neutrals citizens and refugees exiting Europe through Portugal.
Accurate identification documents were required of everyone. Even homeless tramps sleeping under bridges were routinely checked for their papers.
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Hyus, William Shirer's Berlin Diary gives some insight into American journalists living in Germany during the '30s. They had to have ID, they had ration cards when the war started and could be ejected if their stories were slanted too much against the Third Reich.
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