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1941

The Secret Field Police and Major Franz Lechthaler's 11th. Reserve 
Police Battalion shot 641 people near Uzlany-Rudensk. Victims were 
described as "a Red Army man, a politruk (political officer of the Red Army), 9 
partisans, and 630 suspicious elements, Communists and Jews." (Hillberg, 
Perpetrators, 63)

1943

All remaining Jews -- 816 individuals -- in the Liepaja
ghetto in Latvia are transferred to the Kaiserwald
concentration camp near Riga. (USHMM, 1993, p. 48)


                         Work Cited
                              
Hilberg, Raul. Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders: The Jewish
   Catastrophe 1933-1945. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.

USHMM (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). Fifty
   Years Ago: Revolt Amid the Darkness: Days of Remembrance,
   April 18-25, 1993. Washington, D.C.: 1993

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