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March 1, 2004
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Stanislaw Ryniak, the first person to be imprisoned in Auschwitz, died last week at 88. Ryniak was a non-Jewish Pole. He arrived in Auschwitz in June 1940, and, after some German criminals who served as camp guards, received No. 31, the lowest numbered tattoo for an inmate.

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