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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: August 20
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August 20

1944

In reaction to local resistance activity near Lyon, the
Germans massacre one hundred non-Jewish men, women, and
children; the victims are shot and then burned with gasoline
in the abandoned fort of Cote Laurette in St. Genis-Laval, a
suburb of Lyon. (USHMM 1994, 55)


                         Work Cited
                              
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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