1 May


May 1, 1941 – A concentration camp is established at Natzweiler, Alsace, Germany.  Gross-Rosen, formerly a satelite camp of Sachsenhausen, Germany, becomes an independent camp.

May 1, 1942 – About 1000 Jews are murdered in Dvinsk, Latvia.  Only about 450Jews are left in Dvinsk, down from 16,000 from the previous year.

May 1, 1945 – The concentration camp at Sutthof, Poland, is liberated by the Red Army.  Just 120 inmates remain alive.

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