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Drancy Transit Camp

Drancy has become synonymous with the movement of Jews from France to the Nazi death camps. Drancy, some six miles north of the centre of Paris, had a rail station based there that allowed for the transportation of Jews to Poland. As a result Drancy became a transit camp. 75,000 Jews were deported from France, including 11,000 children, and many started their journey at Drancy.
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The Dumbarton Oaks Conference

The Dumbarton Oaks Conference was held between August and October 1944. The principal objective of Dumbarton Oaks was to discuss the possibilities of creating an international organisation that would maintain world peace after the end of World War Two. In fact, there was not one meeting at Dumbarton Oaks, but a series of meetings.
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1988 Presidential Elections - History

1988 Elections Bush vs DukakaisVice President George H. W. Bush faced challenges from both Senator Dole and Reverend Pat Robertson. While Bush finished an embarrassing third place in Iowa, he recovered. Bush forced his opponents to withdraw after he won most of the contests on Super Tuesday. Thus, Bush was unopposed at the Republican convention in New Orleans.
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