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1943

Police Battalion 101 massacres the Jews held in the labor camp at 
Poniatowa, murdering 14,000 defenseless victims in the process. (Browning, 140)

SS commander Globocnik writes Himmler to say, "I have ...
completed Operation Reinhard [the physical destruction of
all Jews in the General Government] and closed all the
[concentration] camps." Himmler later responds, "Job well-
done." (USHMM, 1993, p. 50)[For more information, see
http://www.nizkor.org/faqs/reinhard]



                         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



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