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November 7

1938

In Paris, German Embassy Councillor vom Rath is assassinated by
Herschel Grynspan, whose parents were among Polish Jews expelled from
Germany on October 28. (Ruerup, 112)

1939

In Koscian, a town south of Poznan, the Germans shot forty-two 
Poles in the face and left them in a ditch filled with lime.  The 
victims included some high school students.  (The Black Book of 
Poland, p. 35)

November 7-8 1941

21,000 Jews from Rovno hare murdered by the SS. (Goldhagen, 154)

1944

Hannah Szene is executed by Nyilas (Arrow Cross) Hungarian
police in a Budapest prison. (See March 13 and June 9)
(USHMM, 1994, p. 66)

General Dwight D. Eisenhower issues a statement telling the
Germans not to harm prisoners in concentration camps and
promising punishment for anyone mistreating prisoners.  (Ibid.)

                         Work Cited

Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah. Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans 
   and the Holocaust.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996

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

Ruerup, Reinhard, Ed., trans. By Werner T. Angress. Topography of
   Terror. Berlliner Festspiele GmbH, Berlin: 1987

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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