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February 21

1940

SS-Oberfuehrer Gluecks informed Himmler that the former
Polish artillery barracks at Oswiecim, after the addition
of some sanitary equipment and certain construction 
modifications, would be suitable as a quarantine camp. The 
camp could be put into immediate operation upon the conclusion
of negotiations with the Wehrmacht over the use of the 
buildings. (Czech, et. al, pp. 119-20)

1944

Two hundred sixty Jewish prisoners are transferred from
Plaszow concentration camp near Cracow to Auschwitz-Birkenau. 
(USHMM, 1994. Pg. 29)

                         Work Cited

Czech, Danuta, Stanslaw Klodzinski, Aleksander Lasik, 
   Andrezej Strezecki, eds. "Auschwitz 1940 - 1945. Central 
   Issues in the History of the Camp, Volume V. 
   Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum: Oswiecim 2000.
                              
USHMM (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). Fifty
   Years Ago: Darkness Before Dawn: Days of Remembrance, April
   3-10, 1994. Washington, D.C.: 1994

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