Newsgroups: soc.history,soc.culture.jewish Subject: Holocaust Calendar: December 10 Followup-To: alt.revisionism From: firstname.lastname@example.org Reply-To: email@example.com Organization: The Nizkor Project X-Remember: http://www.nizkor.org [Follow-ups set] December 10 1939 "The [Lodz] ghetto was established ... and in February 1940 Jews were expelled from the rest of the city. On 30 April 1940 the ghetto was sealed off. About 164,000 Jews were forced into an area of just over 1.5 square miles ... The Germans had two aims in establishing the Lodz ghetto: to concentrate the Jews in as small an area as possible, as a precursor to their ultimate elimination, and to make as much money as possible." (LeBor, 17) 1940 A prisoner from an outside work camp was shot dead while attempting to escape from Auschwitz. (Czech et al, p. 126) 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. LeBor, Adam. Hitler's Secret Bankers: The Myth of Swiss Neutrality During the Holocaust. Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publishing Group, 1997.
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