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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: July 3
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July 3

1938

Martin Bormann issues an order which prohibited clergymen
from holding Party offices (113-PS). (NCA II, 899)

1941

Nazis initiate census of Jewish refugees in Amsterdam,
under the management of Dutch statistician Jacobus Lentz.
Contrary to Nazi belief that the numbers would exceed 120,000, Lentz
found the actual count to be about 20,000.  (Black, ch. 11)

Eighty Polish political prisoners held at Auschwitz were shot.
The executions took place in the gravel pit near the Theatre Building.
The victims included the former mayor of Cracow. (Czech et al, p. 134)

July 3-6, 1944

A meeting of euthanasia experts is held in Vienna under the
auspices of Hitler's chancery. The participants visit the
facilities at the Steinhof and Gugging hospitals, the
euthanasia centers in Vienna. (USHMM 1994, 49)

                         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.

Black, Edwin. IBM and the Holocaust. New York: Random House, 2001. 
                              
NCA II. Office of the United States Chief of Counsel for Prosecution of 
   Axis Criminality. Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression, Volume II. Washington: 
   United States Government Printing Office, 1946

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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