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Tag : Austria

1945-04-021945-04-13Vienna Offensive

Soviet forces surround and besiege the Austrian capital of Vienna. The city eventually falls and the residents are subjected to weeks of violence by occupying Soviet troops.

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Prisoners from Dachau were sent to the town of Mauthausen near Linz, Austria, to begin the construction of a new camp. After it's completion between 122,766 and 320,000 people were murdered at Mauthausen-Gusen.

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Austria is annexed to Germany. Hitler achieves his aim of uniting the two German-speaking nations of Europe.

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