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March 9

1941

The resettlement of the Jews of Oswiecim city to Chrzanow 
began in the presence of IG Farbenindustrie board member
Dr. Otto Ambros, who was shocked by the site. (Czech et
al, p.130)

1944

Heinrich Himmler responds to Hermann Goering's request for
additional slave laborers [see February 14] : "...at the
present time about 36,000 prisoners are employed for the
purposes of the air force. An increase to a total of 90,000
prisoners is contemplated ... we will assist with all forces
at our disposal." (1584-III-PS) (NCA II, 445)

Gusen II, a satellite of Mauthausen concentration camp,
opens at St. Georgen in annexed Austria. The camp is charged
with building fourteen tunnel factories for the production
of airplanes, engines, and weapons by Messerschmidt and
Steyr-Daimler-Puch. (USHMM 1994, 32)

                         Work Cited
                              
Czech, Danuta, Stanslaw Klodzinski, Aleksander Lasik, 
   Andrezej Strezecki, eds. "Auschwitz 1940 - 1945. Central 
   Issues in the History of the Camp, Volume V. 
   Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum: Oswiecim 2000.

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

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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