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International Committee Formed for Erection of Monument in Dachau

An International Committee for a Dachau Monument has been formed here under the presidency of Arthur Haulot, Belgian High Commissioner for Tourism and former President of the International Committee to develop the project.

The new committee expects within a few weeks to choose from four designs for a monument to remind humanity of the degradation and deaths meted out by the Nazis in one of their first concentration camps in Germany. Two of the designs are from Yugoslavia, one from West Germany and one from Britain.

The monument is scheduled to be inaugurated April 29, 1965, the twentieth anniversary of the liberation of the camp. The first committee decided last year at a meeting in Luxembourg to erect an international memorial at the site of the death camp. Since that time, the Government of Bavaria promised to prepare the camp, build a new museum on the camp premises, and relocate before the end of 1963 the refugees still living there.

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