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Austria, Spain, and New Repugee Floods
Germany's annexation of Austria in mid-March, which was followed immediately by application of repressive measures against Jews, monarchists, and active adherents of the regime of former Chancellor Schuschnigg, foreshadowed a new flood of refugees—augmenting the tens of thousands who in the past five years have left Germany to seek abroad a haven from Nazi persecution. Austria's absorption into the Reich had scarcely taken place, moreover, when Insurgent General Franco's drive to the sea appeared to threaten the early collapse of ...