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223rd Day in Auschwitz, 11 Nov. 1942 #Holocaust – Greek Jews Arrive in Auschwitz

   223rd Day in Auschwitz, 11 Nov. 1942 #Holocaust – the 44th transport from Drancy, France, predominantly of Greek origins. After two selections 150 men are admitted to Cosel, and 100 women are admitted to Auschwitz (#24254-24353). The remaining 750 … Continue reading

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221st Day in Auschwitz, 8 Nov. 1942 #Holocaust – 3 transports of 3,000 Jews arrive…

221st Day in Auschwitz, 8 Nov. 1942 #Holocaust – 3 transports of 3,000 men, women and children arrive from  Zichenau and Bialystock, Poland; Drancy, France. Of all three transports, only 145 men (#74021-74165) and 82 women (#23963-24044) are admitted into … Continue reading

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220th Day in Auschwitz, 7 Nov. 1942 #Holocaust – 2,000 men, women and children arrive

2,000 men, women and children arrive from Zichenau ghetto, in Poland. After the selection, 465 men and 229 women are admitted to the camp. The remaining 1,306 people are killed in the gas chambers (Source: Czech 265).  

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215th Day in Auschwitz, 3 Nov. 1942 #Holocaust – 1,696 Jews arrive from Belgium

215th Day in Auschwitz, 3 Nov. 1942 #Holocaust – 1,696 Jews arrive from Malines in Belgium with 1305 men, 72 boys, 254 women, and 65 girls. After the selection, 702 men (#72246-72947) and 75 women (#23415-23489). The remaining 919 people … Continue reading

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