2 May

May 2, 1943 – Four thousand Jews from Miedzyrzec Podlaske, Poland, are murdered at the Treblinka death camp.

May 2, 1945 – Berlin is occupied by Soviet forces.

German troops in Berlin surrender.

German armies in Italy surrender.

The SS guards at the Neustadt-Glowen, Germany, labor camp near Lubeck fail to report for morning roll call, giving freedom to Jewish women who have been brought from Ravensbruck to dig defensive trenches and anti-tank ditches.

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