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Holocaust Escape Tunnel

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel

At the end of 1943, with the Soviet army fast approaching Nazi-occupied Lithuania, the Germans selected 80 able-bodied Jewish prisoners from theĀ Stutthof concentration camp to work in the Ponar forest, where anĀ estimated 100,000 people, including 70,000 Lithuanian Jews, had been murdered in the past three years. Chained by the legs, the prisoners were instructed to […]

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