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Timeline Event:

Jan 27, 1945

Russian troops find fewer than 3,000 survivors when they liberate Auschwitz, the Nazi death camp in Poland. The German S.S. has moved many of the remaining prisoners to camps inside Germany. From 1939 to 1945, one third of the Jews living in the world will have died in German concentration and extermination camps.

Theater:  European Theater

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-03-16

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