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This Day in History: 1943-05-01

The 1st edition of illegal “The Free Artist” appears in Amsterdam.  69th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:04.  Food rationing begins in U.S..  German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes.   German plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta.  Johann Baptist Albin Rauter, the highest Nazi SS and Police Leader in the occupied Netherlands signs unofficial death sentence.

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