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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: May 21
From: Ken McVay 
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[Follow-ups set]

May 21

1935

The "Military Service Act" requires "Aryan descent" as a prerequisite
for military service. (Ruerup, 111)

1944

A transport of 507 Jews from Malines transit camp (Belgium), which left on May 
19, and a transport of 453 Jews from Westerbork transit camp (the
Netherlands) arrive at Birkenau. Of the Westerbork
transport, 350 are registered for labor service while 103
are gassed. On the same day, a transport with 122 male
and 124 female Dutch, German, and stateless Roma and
Sinti arrive at Birkenau from Vught concentration camp in the Netherlands. 
(USHMM 1994, 43)


                         Work Cited

Ruerup, Reinhard, Ed., trans. By Werner T. Angress. Topography of
   Terror. Berliner Festspiele GmbH, Berlin: 1987
                              
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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