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Newsgroups: soc.history,soc.culture.jewish
From: Ken McVay 
Subject: Holocaust Calendar: August 23
Followup-To: alt.revisionism
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[Follow-ups set]

1941 

Police Battalion 314 reports shooting 367 Jews in a "cleansing 
action." British code-breakers tell Churchill that the German SS
and Order Police (not the Einsatzgruppen...) killed over 12,000 Jews
between August 23 and 31st. (Browning, 17; Breitman, 96)


                         Work Cited
                              
Breitman, Richard. Official Secrets:  What the Nazis Planned,
   What the British and Americans Knew. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998                              
Browning, Christopher R. Ordinary Men: Reserve Police
Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland. New York:
HarperCollins, 1992



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