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March 17

1636

Urban VIII issues Papal Bull "Cum allias piae," which
obliges the synagogues of the Duchies of Ferarri and Urban
to pay a tax of 10 ecus. (Wilensky, p. 329)

1942

The gas chambers at Belzec, an Aktion Reinhard death camp,
became operational. (Goldhagen, 157)

1943

Fifteen hundred Jews are murdered in the labor camp that had
replaced the liquidated Lvov ghetto, and eight hundred
others are deported to Auschwitz. (USHMM 1993, p. 27)

The Bulgarian parliament votes unanimously to oppose the
deportation of Jews of prewar Bulgaria, including non-
Bulgarian citizens residing in Bulgaria. The move is
supported by King Boris and by the Papal Nuncio to Turkey,
Angelo Roncalli, later Pope John XXIII. (Ibid.)

1944

Ninety-nine prisoners break out of Koldichevo camp, located
about eleven miles from Baranovichi in Byelorussia; the camp
holds about two thousand Soviet and Polish resistance and
Jewish prisoners. Twenty-four prisoners are recaptured, but
seventy-five reach partisan units. (USHMM 1994, 33)


                         Work Cited

Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah. Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans 
   and the Holocaust.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996

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

Wilensky, Gabriel.  Six Million Crucifixions: How Christian
   Teachings about Jews Paved the Road to the Holocaust. San
   Diego, California: QWERTY Publisheers, 2010


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