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SS Graffiti carved into the outside walls of Chateau du Fou discovered by BHTV whilst filming the Operation Bulbasket DVD. Chateau du Fou was used as a replacement barracks, by 17 SS Pz Gren Div, after the bombing of Bonneuil- Matours on the 14/15 July 1944. Chateau du Fou was itself bombed on 2 Aug
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Himmler orders construction of Auschwitz
27th April 1940
SS Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler orders the construction of a concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland.
Known as Auschwitz in German, the facility will play a central role in the Nazi plan to exterminate Europe's Jews.
Auschwitz Death Camp
(Paperback - 128 pages)
by Ian Baxter
The concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau was the site of the single largest mass murder in history. Over one million mainly Jewish men, women, and children were murdered in its gas chambers. Countless more died as a result of disease and starvation.
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