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November 6

1939

The faculty of the University of Cracow and of the Mining Academy,
who had been invited by the German authorities to a meeting at 
the University Aula, showed up and were arrested by the Gestapo.  
After being beaten, 167 professors were first imprisoned in a 
Cracow prison for a few days, and then deported to Breslau.  
After 3 weeks in Breslau, they were then sent to the 
concentration camp at Oranienburg-Sachsenhausen.  (The Black Book 
of Poland, 446-452)

1942

"[A] secret report submitted to the Reich Commissar for the
East concerning the struggle against partisans in the East
... reports the execution of 1,274 partisan suspects and
8,350 Jews, and the deportation of 1,217 people." (NCA II, 274)

November 6-8, 1943

SS squads round up several hundred Jews in Florence. (USHMM, 1993, p. 50)

1944

Ohrdruf concentration camp, located about thirteen
kilometers south of Gotha, is opened as a subcamp of
Buchenwald. Also known by the code name "S III," Ohrdruf
holds nearly ten thousand prisoners transferred there from
other concentration camps; they are used to build
underground housing for the SS and senior government
personnel. (USHMM, 1994, p. 66)

                         Work Cited
                              
NCA II. Office of the United States Chief of Counsel for
   Prosecution of Axis Criminality. Nazi Conspiracy and
   Aggression, Volume II. Washington: United States Government
   Printing Office, 1946

Poland, Ministerstwo Informacji.  The Black Book of Poland.  New 
   York:  G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1942.

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