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The concentration camps were first reached in Poland in July 1944 by the Russians. So why didn't they tell the world then what they had found ?


After liberating Majdanek the Soviet Army did call press conferences and foreign journalists were invited and attended, including American journalists. In September 1944 Lifepublished an article on Majdanek ...

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