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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2019 9:27 p.m. PST

"By September 6, 1939, when the German army occupied Krakow, about 65,000 Jews lived within the city and the suburbs, including those who had previously emigrated from Nazi Germany. Soon after the invasion, the occupation authorities prohibited Krakow Jews from holding meetings, using public transport and visiting public places. Starting from December 1, 1939, all Polish Jews over the age of twelve had to wear a distinctive badge known as the Star of David. During 1940, more than 40,000 Jews were resettled in nearby villages outside Krakow, in the Lublin district, and also in labor camps. March 20, 1941, was determined as the deadline for the creation of a Jewish ghetto in Krakow, an area of about 20 hectares. Podgorze district, to the south of the historical Jewish area of Krakow, Kazimierz, was chosen as the object of resettlement…."
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23rdFusilier Supporting Member of TMP17 Jan 2019 8:22 a.m. PST

Thank you for posting this. A sobering read.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Jan 2019 11:26 a.m. PST

A votre service mon cher ami!. (smile)


Lost Wolf23 Jan 2019 1:35 p.m. PST

Thanks Tango

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