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April 6

1944

SS First Lieutenant Klaus Barbie, commander of the Lyon
Gestapo, leads an early morning raid, liquidating the home
for Jewish children at Izieu-Ain, a remote, isolated village
in the hills above the Rhone River valley in France. Forty-
one chldren, ages three to thirteen, three older children,
and their seven adult guardians are jailed on April 7 at
Fort Monluc in Lyon and then transferred to Drancy. One week
later most are deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau and a few to
Tallinn (Estonia). Only one teacher survives. (USHMM 1994, 36)

The SS raids Jewish hospices in Florence; twenty-one aged
men and women patients are imprisoned for two months and
then deported via Fossoli to Auschwitz. (Ibid.)


                         Work Cited
                              
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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