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From: Ken McVay 
Organization: The Nizkor Project
Subject: Holocaust Calendar: July 17
Followup-To: alt.revisionism

July 17


Hitler appoints Alfred Rosenberg as Reichsminister for the
Occupied Eastern Territories. He is given a large degree of
control over the SS, including the power to reject summary
SS courts-martial decisions with respect to crimes committed
by non-Germans. (NCA II, 609-610)


In Minsk, An SS Unterscharfuehrer reports that his unit excavated new pits
for mass burials.

                         Work Cited
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

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