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From: Ken McVay 
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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: September 18
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September 18


Agreement between Reich Minister of Justice Thierack and Himmler about
the transfer of all "asocial elements" from legal detention to the
Reichsfuehrer-SS for "extermination through labor is achieved. Besides
Jews, this agreement affects Russians, Ukrainians and others, Gypsies
as well. (Ruerup, 125)


Twenty-five hundred Jews from the Lodz ghetto arrive at
Auschwitz. One hundred fifty men are selected for labor, and
2,350 deportees, including many children ages thirteen to
sixteen, are killed in the gas chambers. (USHMM 1994, 60)

A transport of 1,824 prisoners, including 1,396 Poles,
leaves Auschwitz, arriving at Mauthausen concentration camp
on September 19, (Ibid.)

                         Work Cited

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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