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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: June 24
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June 24

In revenge for the escape of a prisoner, Auschwitz Commandant
Hoess chose ten hostages from among prisoners in Block 2 and 
sentenced them to death by starvation in the "bunker" of 
Block 11. They were all pronounced dead when the "bunker" was
opened on June 30th. (Czech et al, p. 133)


                         Work Cited

Czech, Danuta, Stanslaw Klodzinski, Aleksander Lasik, 
   Andrezej Strezecki, eds. "Auschwitz 1940 - 1945. Central 
   Issues in the History of the Camp, Volume V. 
   Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum: Oswiecim 2000.

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