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Mauthausen was one of the largest labour camps in Europe. It was located in Austria, then annexed by Nazi Germany. The exact death toll at this camp, along with its sub-camps, is unknown, but is reckoned to be close to half a million people.


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London Olympics 1948
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The Olympic Games are usually held every four years, but due to the war they were cancelled in 1940 and 1944, along with the Winter Olympics that were then held in the same year as the summer games.

The next Olympics took place in London in 1948.