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October 15

1941

The Nazi Generalgouvernement orders that any Jew apprehended outside a 
ghetto was to receive the death penalty. (Hillberg, Perpetrators, 71)

1944

Extensive violent actions against individual Budapest Jews
are initiated by Hungarian Arrow Cross Party units. During
the next months, thousands of small groups of Jews and
individuals are subjected to torture and indiscriminate
murder. (USHMM, 1994, p. 63)

The transport of Slovakian Jews departing for Auschwitz on
the night of October 15-16 includes Rabbi Weissmanl and Gisi
Fleishmann, head of the women's Zionist movement in pre-war
Slovakia. Fleischmann is killed at Auschwitz, Weissmandl
escapes. (USHMM, 1994, p. 64)


                         Work Cited
                              
Browning, Christopher R. Ordinary Men: Reserve Police
   Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland. New York: HarperCollins, 1992
                              
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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