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The Holocaust - Himmler ordered that women and children be shot

Time: Wednesday Oct 6, 1943

Place: Poznań, Poland

Details: In a speech on 6 October 1943 to party leaders, Heinrich Himmler said he had ordered that women and children be shot, but Peter Longerich and Christian Gerlach write that the murder of women and children began at different times in different areas, suggesting local influence.



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