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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: July 8
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July 8

1941

Order Police Battalion 322 raids the Jewish quarter in Bialystok, sealing
off the streets and inspecting homes and businesses and looting them.
Twenty two people, mostly Jews, were executed. (Breitman, 46)

1944

The Kovno ghetto is liquidated; two thousand Jews are
killed, and four thousand Jews are deported to the Dachau
and Stutthof concentration camps. (USHMM 1994, 49)

American bombers hit Melk concentration camp, a subcamp of
Mauthausen. Two hundred prisoners are killed and another two
hundred seriously injured. Twenty-two guards are also
killed. (Ibid.)

The Archbishop of Canterbury makes a radio address to
Hungarian Christians, asking them to save Jews if possible.  (Ibid.)


                         Work Cited
                              
Breitman, Richard. Official Secrets. New York: Hill & Wang, 1998                              
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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