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Austria Post honor Mauthausen prisoners

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A new stamp is to be issued on 6th May to honor those who were imprisoned in the Mauthausen Concentration Camp during World War II.

Mauthausen was a Level 3 Concentration Camp meaning it functioned as a death camp where prisoners were worked to death extracting materials from a quarry. Over 200,000 people were imprisoned at Mauthausen of which more than 100,000 died before it was liberated on 5th May 1945.

Adolf Tuma is responsible for the stamp

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