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Remains Of 8,000 Killed By Nazis Found In Polish Mass Graves

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  • The remains of 8,000 people were discovered in two World War II-era mass graves in Poland.
  • Signs point to it being an atrocity the Nazis tried to cover up.
  • Investigators with the Institute of National Remembrance, an organization that searches for and identifies victims of German Nazism, announced the discovery on Wednesday of 17 tons of human ashes, equivalent to 8,000 people, buried under 10 feet of earth in two pits near the Soldau concentration camp north of Warsaw.

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