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Yad Vashem This Month in Holocaust History
August
August 22, 1942, Jews from Siedlce, Poland, before deportation

August 22, 1942

Jews from Siedlce, Poland, before deportation

On August 21, 1942, 400 Ukrainians, joined by the Polish police and SS troops, surrounded the ghetto and the next day 10,000 Jews were deported to the Treblinka death camp and 2,000 were executed in the Jewish cemetery.

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