By Françoise Mirguet
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Whilst Hitler marched into Austria in March 1938, the country's Jewish inhabitants numbered approximately 200,000. these Jews who have been capable of finding safe haven in impartial international locations have been secure; those that fled to international locations as a result overrun by means of the Nazis have been ultimately hunted down. among 1938 and 1945, greater than 50,000 Austrian Jews have been deported; not more than 2,000 lower back.
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