27 April


April 27, 1940 – British Foreign Office official H. F. Downie argues that the Jews are “enemies just as the Germans are, but in a more insidious way,” and that “our two sets of enemies [Nazis and Jews] are linked together by secret and evil bonds.”

April 27, 1941 – Germany completes the conquest of Greece.

April 27, 1942 – One thousand Jews are deported from the Theresienstadt, Chechoslovakia, camp/ghetto to Izbica Lubelska, Poland; one woman who escapes after arrival, survives.  Other Theresienstadt deportees are sent to their deaths at the Sobibor and Belzec extermination camps.

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