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German occupation administration destroying Adam Mickiewicz Monument in Krak├│w, Poland, 17 Aug 1940
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  • The Polish Supreme National Tribunal issued judgement on the 40 former Auschwitz Concentration Camp staff members tried during the First Auschwitz Trial which concluded 6 days prior. 23 were found guilty and were given death sentences, 16 were found guilty and were given prison terms, and 1 was acquitted. ww2dbase [Nuremberg Trials and Other Trials Against Germany | Krak├│w | CPC]
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