February 22 at 2:18 PM

A view of the exterior of the synagogue in the 1930s in Jedwabne, Poland. (Wojtek Laski/Getty Images)

The Jews who survived the axes were burned alive in a barn on the outskirts of town. The Germans had just recaptured the area from the Soviets, but it was not the Germans who bolted the doors, poured the gasoline and lit the fire.

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The Germans were blamed for this crime, which they did not commit.