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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: May 1
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From: Ken McVay 

[Follow-ups set]


Rudolf Hoess obtained approximately 300 Jews from the
mayor of Oswiecim to work on the grounds of the future
concentration camp. These workers were provied by the local
Jewish community, and worked at cleaning up the barracks
and grounds until June 1, 1940. (Czech et al, p. 120)


Two hundred Greek Communist resistance prisoners are executed at Chaidari 
(Haider) concentration camp outside Athens in reprisal for the attempted murder 
of a German general. (USHMM 1994, 40)

The  Bulgarian-registered SS Bela-Chita arrives in Istanbul with 152 
Jewish refugees. The same day the SS Milca arrives in Istanbul on her 
second voyage with 272 Jewish refugees.  (Ibid.)


The number of European Gypsies murdered by the National Socialists is
estimated as at least 220,000; other estimates run as high as half a
million or more. (Ruerup, 125)

                         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.

Ruerup, Reinhard, Ed., trans. By Werner T. Angress. Topography of
   Terror. Berliner 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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