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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: August 30
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1942

Federal councillor Eduard von Steiger makes a speech referring to 
Switzerland as a crowded little lifeboat. (Hilberg, Perpetrators, 258)

1943

Speakers at a meeting in New York sponsored by the American
Jewish Conference, an umbrella organization of major Jewish
bodies formed in response to the emergency in Europe, call
for immediate Allied action to rescure Jews from German-
controlled countries. (USHMM 1993, 42)

1944

Einsatzkommandos 13 and 14 are formed in Bratislava as the
core of Einsatzgruppe H, which is to conduct "security
operations" in order to repress the Slovakian National
Uprising during fall and winter. These operations are used
both to murder and to round up for deportation Jews,
Gypsies, and antigovernment Slovaks. Einsatzgruppe H
eventually includes both German Security Police and
Slovakian collaborationist forces. (USHMM 1994, 57)

                             Work Cited
                              
Hilberg, Raul. Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders: The Jewish Catastrophe 
   1933-1945. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.

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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