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Yad Vashem This Month in Holocaust History
August
August 1943, A synagogue in Luxembourg that was destroyed

August 1943

A synagogue in Luxembourg that was destroyed

Allied forces liberated Luxembourg on September 9, 1944. Of the 3,500 Jews living there in 1939, 1,555 survived, by fleeing, hiding, or surviving in the camps; 1,945 were murdered, a third in the camps to which they had been deported from Luxembourg, and the rest in the country itself or in other occupied countries to which they had fled or been deported. Only a few Jews returned after the war. More about Luxembourg…

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