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The First To Be Destroyed

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The First To Be Destroyed

On September 15, 1939, two weeks after Germany’s invasion of Poland, German troops occupied the small town of Kleczew, population 2,996, and proceeded to impose a reign of terror on its 746 Jewish inhabitants.¬†Some two years later, they were systematically murdered in a nearby forest. The Jewish community of¬†Kleczew, as well as Jewish communities in […]

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