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December 11

1943

The Polish underground reports that the Gestapo has
discovered sixty-two Jews in a Warsaw cellar and killed
them. (USHMM, 1993, p. 52)

Primo Levi, a young Italian-Jewish chemist, is captured by
Fascist militia and sent to the Fossoli transit-and-
internment camp. He will survive Auschwitz and become a
distinguished author and commentator on the Holocaust.
(Ibid.)

All males fourteen years of age and older are massacred in
the Greek village of Kalavryta in reprisal for alleged
guerilla activity in the area. The village is then burned to
the ground. (Ibid.)

1944

Euthanasia gassings
[http://www.nizkor.org/ftp.cgi?places/germany/euthanasia]
end at Hartheim, where thirty thousand handicapped persons
and ill concentration camp prisoners have been killed. Since
April 11, 1944, more than 3,228 people from Mauthausen and
Gusen have been killed at Hartheim. (USHMM, 1994, p. 69)

One hundred ninety-eight Danish policemen from among the
September deportees to Buchenwald are returned to Danish
custody and interned at Foeslev internment camp. A convoy of
buses left Copenhagen for Buchenwald on December 5 to take
them to Froeslev. (See August 13 and September 19.) (Ibid.)

December 11-15

1944

At the British Labor Party conference, it is proclaimed that
German atrocities against the Jews make an overwhelming case
for allowing a Jewish majority in Palestine. (USHMM, 1994, p. 69)


                       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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