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Yad Vashem This Month in Holocaust History
December
December 3, 1942, Jews in the Drancy assembly and detention camp in France

December 3, 1942

Jews in the Drancy assembly and detention camp in France

From Drancy, Jews were sent to forced labor and extermination camps. From June 1942 to July 1944, 64 transports with 64,700 French, Polish, and Germans Jews left Drancy- 61 for Auschwitz and three for Sobibor. Drancy was liberated on August 17, 1944. More about Drancy...

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