This Day in Jewish History / Norway's Jews are sent to Auschwitz
The deportation of more than 500 Norwegian men and women was one of the last steps in the Nazi's systematic extermination of the country's Jewish population.
On November 26, 1942, the German ship S.S. Donau left Oslo, Norway, carrying 532 of Norway’s Jews, en route to the Auschwitz concentration camp. A total of 761 Norwegian Jews were sent to death camps, of whom just 26 survived the war.
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