Method #135: Popular Nonobedience

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Although Bulgaria was a Nazi ally, Bulgarians as a whole did not share Germany's anti-Semitic ideology. When Germany forced its ally to carry out increasingly anti-Jewish policies, and eventually the deportation of 9,000 Jews, nonobedience and protest within Bulgaria was so widespread that, in the end, the Nazis permitted Bulgarian Jews to remain within their own country, in work camps, rather than being sent to their deaths.

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