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November 8

1938

Martin Bormann, acting on orders of Hitler, instructed
Goering to proceed to the "final settlement of the Jewish
question" in Germany. (1816-PS) (NCA II, 901)

1941

In Borisov (Byelorussia) a banquet was held "...for about two hundred 
German and native police ...The occasion was a planned action against the 
ghetto.  ...On the next day, eight thousand Jews were shot. ...the 
clothing of the dead from the grave site [was delivered] to ... a 
welfare organization." (Hillberg, Perpetrators, 91)

1944

The deportation of Jews from Budapest resumes. (USHMM, 1994,
p. 66)

Jews of all ages leave the Budapest region on forced marches
toward the Hegyshalom border station with Austria, located
150 miles to the west. The victims are forced to cover about
eighteen miles daily, and a great many succumb along the
route. (Ibid.)


                             Work Cited
                              
Hilberg, Raul. Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders: The Jewish Catastrophe 
   1933-1945. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.
                              
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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