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300-year-old Jewish Ghetto unearthed in Amsterdam

Construction work in central Amsterdam has uncovered remains of a 17th century slum on Valkenburger Street. “People who lived here were so poor that they had no infrastructure,” said Jerzy Gawronski, a municipal archaeologist whom the construction crew called upon after unearthing a matrix of narrow pathways, not broader than three

Researchers uncover thousands more Nazi camps than previously thought

Researchers have found that there were around 20,000 Nazi prisons, ghettos and camps in WWII, over 4 times the number they were expecting to catalogue. The Encyclopaedia of Camps and Ghettos 1933-1945 aims to catalogue most of Adolf Hitler's Nazi concentration camps, POW camps, prisons, and other persecution sites used during

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