First mass killing by gas at Auschwitz

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Historical Context Note

600 Soviet POWs were gassed with Zyklon B at Auschwitz camp I; this was the first experiment with the gas at Auschwitz.

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Editors. "First mass killing by gas at Auschwitz". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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