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This Day In History: 1943-08-18

Final convoy of Jews from Salonika, Greece, arrives at Auschwitz.  Otto Skorzeny, an Austrian SS-Obersturmbannführer in the German Waffen-SS, flying a Heinkel-111 was shot down at Sardinia, Italy.  New York Giants Pitcher Carl Hubbell wins his 253rd & final game (all with the Giants) with a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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