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Hold Funeral for 36 Jews Who Died on Forced March from Buchenwald Concentration Camp

August 21, 1946
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Funeral services were scheduled to be held today for 36 Jews whose bodies were exhumed yesterday from a mass grave near Tirschenreuth where they had been buried when they died during a forced march from the Buchenwald concentration camp early in 1945, Capt. L.R. Mariels, a military government officer, announced today. Ninety-eight Nazis from the town were forced to dig up the bodies.

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