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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: September 2
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[Follow-ups set]

1941

Police Regiment South reports shooting 45 Jews. (Browning, 17)

1943

Final liquidation of the Tarnow ghetto in Poland begins.
Although there is some Jewish resistance, eight thousand
Jews are deported to Auschwitz, and two thousand to the
Plaszow concentration camp in Cracow. (USHMM 1993, 43)

Albert Speer, armaments minister and Hitler's favorite
architect, is named head of Germany's Four-Year Plan and
proceeds to increase German war production dramatically,
greatly expanding the use of forced labor (from
concentration camps and conquered populations) to accomplish
this goal. (Ibid.)

The Hungarian parliament adopts a law providing for
expropriation of Jewish-owned property. (Ibid.)

1944

A transport from the Lodz ghetto arrives at Auschwitz; 393
men are selected for labor, and the remainder of the
deportees are gassed. (USHMM 1994, 58)

                         Work Cited
                              
Browning, Christopher R. Ordinary Men: Reserve Police
   Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland. 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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