Today In History- March 26

Today In History- March 26

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World War II: In Poland, Auschwitz receives its first female prisoners.

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1st Female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz

  • Aushwitz, Poland

On Mar. 26, 1942, the most infamous Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz, received its first female prisoners.  The camp became notorious for the drastic measures taken to eradicate the Jewish population, and hatred was particularly targeted towards women and children.  The Holocaust was the most inhumane act to come from World War Two.

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