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The refugee ship SS Struma arrived in Istanbul. The 769 Rumanian Jews 
aboard, without permission to enter Palestine, must sit for over two months, 
waiting for help. (Hilberg, Perpetrators, 257)


In retaliation for a partisan attack in which two German
officials are killed, 150 Poles are executed. (USHMM, 1993,
p. 52)


The subcamp Gusen III, a satellite of Mauthausen
concentration camp, opens in the town of Lungitz, north of
St. Georgen, with 262 prisoners. The total number of
prisoners held in Gusen until liberation will be 67,667;
more than 31,535 die of starvation, epidemics, torture, and
exposure; nearly 1,830 prisoners from Gusen are killed at
the Hartheim euthanasia insitution.
(USHMM, 1994, p. 70)

                             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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