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International Red Cross Gets More Data on Jews Gassed by Nazis

An International Tracing Service team has completed the microfilming of documents at the Auschwitz State Museum and has added data on 200,000 victims of the Nazi regime to the files of the ITS at Arolsen, Germany the International Red Cross Committee, which operates the tracing service, disclosed today.

The documents at Auschwits include lists of names of the Jews transported to and from the Nazi death centers at Mathausen, Dachau, Buchenwald and other concentration camps. During the last three months, it was announced, the ITS received more than 31,000 inquiries and sent out more than 36,000 reports and certificates pertaining to individual cases.