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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: September 20
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September 20

1943

A Judenrat (Jewish Council) is established on German orders
in Athens. (USHMM 1993, 45)

1944

Following renewed roundups of Jews during the Slovak revolt,
the Vatican protests to the Slovak government, and through
the apostolic delegate intercedes directly with the Slovak
government. Eleven to twelve thousand out of the twenty
thousand Jews who survived the deportations of 1942 will be
transported to Auschwitz, Sachsenhausen, and Theresienstadt
between October 1944 and January 1945. (USHMM 1994, 60)

Klooga concentration and labor camp  in Estonia is liberated
by Soviet forces; eighty-five prisoners are found alive and
in hiding. About twenty-four hundred Jewish prisoners were
slaughtered by the SS prior to the arrival of Soviet troops.
(Ibid.)

For the first time, prisoners evacuated from other
concentration camps, such as Natzweiler, arrive at Melk
concentration camp, a Mauthausen subcamp. (Ibid.)

                       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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