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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: June 5
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June 5
1943

A transport with nearly thirteen hundred Dutch-Jewish
children is sent from Vught, via Westerbork, to Sobibor.
(USHMM 1993, 36)

1944

Anti-Jewish laws are repealed in liberated Rome, and a
ceremony is held at the main synagogue, attended by Jewish
members of the Allied forces. (USHMM 1994, 45)

Thirty-six French Gypsies and Spanish Republican political
prisoners are transferred to the Gurs internment camp,
near Pau in southern France. One hundred fifty-one non-
Jewish female inmates from Brens internment camp in
southwestern France are also transferred to Gurs. (USHMM
1994, 45)

1999

A 13-foot-high bronze monument to Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish 
diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews in 
World War II, was unveiled in the Stockholm suburb where 
he was born. (The San Diego Union-Tribune. "Stockholm unveils 
monument to Raoul Wallenberg," June 5, 1999, pg. A4)

                       Work Cited

USHMM (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). Fifty
   Years Ago: Revolt Amid the Darkness: Days of Remembrance,
   April 18-25, 1993. Washington, D.C.: 1993

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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