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December 24

1939

In Lublin, Mr. Sekutowicz (chairman of the Court of Appeal), Mr. 
Bryla (chairman of the Tribunal of Lublin disctrict, professors 
of the Catholic University), Mr. Krzyzanowski (Principal of the 
Young Ladies' School), two starostas (prefects), and four lawyers 
were taken from their Christmas Eve supper to the Jewish cemetery 
and shot.  (The Black Book of Poland, p. 56)

1943

Sixty-four Jewish prisoners of Sonderkommando 1005
successfully escape; they had been working to exhume and
burn bodies of thousands of Jews killed at the Ninth Fort in
Kovno. However, fifty-four others are captured and killed.
(USHMM, 1993, p. 53)


			Work Cited

Poland, Ministerstwo Informacji.  The Black Book of Poland.  New 
   York:  G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1942.

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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