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Apr 16, 1944

The 71st transport of 1,500 Jews - men, women and children - from Drancy camp in France arrived at Auschwitz. After the selection 165 men and 223 women were registered in the camp. Remaining 1,112 people were killed in the gas chambers.

Theater:  European Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  Auschwitz Memorial

Date Added: 2010-04-16

Tags: Holocaust, Concentration Camps, Jewish, Mass Extermination, Nazis, Jews

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