Persecution and murder of Jews.
Created by Holocaust on Mar 22, 2011
Last updated: 03/27/11 at 11:11 PM
Oprah Winfrey Show Ft. Elie Wiesel
23 Former SS doctors and scientists go on trial before the U.S. Military Tribunal in Nuremberg. 16 are found guilty and 7 are hanged. This happens again on September 15 1957; 14 are sentenced to death.
Russians liberate Budapest freeing over 80,000 Jews.
Hitler commits suicide inside his Berlin bunker.
Russian troops liberate Auschwitz. Estimating by this time that 2,000,000 persons including 1,500,000 Jews have been murdered there.
Russian troops invade Eastern Germany
Nazis' foce 25,000 jews to walk over a 100 mile span in rain and snow from budapest to the Austrian border, this was followed by a second march of 50,000 and ending in Mauthausen concentration camp.
A revolt by the Sonderkommando( the jewish slave laborer's) at Auschwitz resulted in complete destruction of Crematory 5
Russian troops liberated the first concentration camp at Majdanek, in Germany, where over 360,000 Jews have been murdered.
Rosenberg, the Reich minister for the Occupied Eastern Territories ordered the kidnapping of 40,000 polish children for slave labor in Germany.
The Normandy invasion was the operation of allied troops landing on the coasts of northern france heavily armed to fight nazi Germany. This was a success, Nazi troops pushed back.
Nazi troops occupy Hungary (Jewish population 725,000).
Russian troops reach former Polish border
After the Nazi surrend of Stalingrad and the armed resistence movement by the Jews in the ghettos, the nazis panicked was to kill all the Jews that remained in the Lublin, Poland. The SS soldiers played music over loudspeakers to drown out the noise of the shootings. Over 42,000 Jews were killed.
The Allied troops took Sicily from the Axis troops.
Nazis' declared Berlin to be Judenfrei (which means cleansed of all Jews.)
German and Italian troops in North Africa surrender to British troops.
The first resistence by Jews in the ghetto's
British Foreign secretary Eden tells the British house of Commons the Nazi are now carrying into effect Hitlers repeated intention to exterminate the Jewish people of Europe.
The German Army begins its attack on Stalingrad in Russia ( A battle between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union for the city of Stalingrad.)
Because of the final solution and Great Britain and the U.S. joining the war, the Nazis' decided to move all Jews to Auschwitz.
Jews were just starting to be deported into trains and arriving in Auschwitz
The conference was set for the Final solution. This was Nazi Germany plan and execution of the systematic genocide of European Jews .
Japanese navy created a surprise military attack against the united states navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii this attempt was to stop the united states from interfering with japan's plans against Southeast Asia. Instead the next day the U.S. and Great Britain declared war on Japan.
Between September 27th to the first week in November over 137,247 Jews were killed in Ukraine.
Nazi troops occuy Bulgaria (Jewish Population 50,000)
Nazi troops sealed of the Krawkow Ghetto containing 70,000 Jews and the Warsaw Ghetto containing over 400,000 Jews. Both located in Poland. This process for both Ghettos took almost a week.
The Nazis' move in and invade Romania (Jewish population 34,000)
Paris became occupied by the Nazi troops.
The Nazi troops move in and invade France ( Jewish population 350,000), Belguim (Jewish population of 65,000), Holland (Jewish population of 140,000), and Luxemburgh (Jewish population of 3,5000)
The ghetto in occupied Poland is sealed off from the outside world with over 230,000 Jew's locked inside.
Nazis' began to deport German Jews to Poland
Nazi troops require yellow stars of David to be warn by Jews over the age of 10
Great Britain and France declare war on germany
Nazi troops invaded Poland (Jewish population was at 3.35 million, that was the largest in Europe.)
Jews are evicted from their houses and moved into the ghettos.
Nazi troops invaded Czechoslovakia (the Jewish population at this time was 350,000)
Hitler activated his plans for Aryanization of Germany and world conquest.
Jewish Students were expelled from all non Jewish, German schools.
This was a series of attacks against Jews throughout Germany and Parts of Austria. This happened to isolate Jews from society and to drive them out of the country.
Hitler sends Nazi troops into Austria, Hitler announces union with Austria.
The Olympic games began in Berlin. Hitler found this as an opportunity to gain support from foreign visitors.
The Nuremberg laws were a group of laws that separated people with "German blood" (people that have descended from 3-4 German grandparents) from the people with "Jewish blood" (people that have descended from 3-4 Jewish grandparents). These laws became the offical ideology of Hitlers reign.
The Nazis pass a law that allowed forced abortions on women to prevent them from passing hereditary diseases.
German President, Von Hindenburgh dies, this is when Hitler becomes Fuhrer (president) of Germany.
Hundreds of students in Germany gathered all over campuses and burned 25,000 volumes of "un-German" books
The nazi staged to boycott Jewish owned business'. The Nazi's forced 3 Jewish business men to march down the main street and hold signs that read "Germans, defend yourselves against the Jewish atrocity propaganda, buy only at German shops!" and "Germans, defend yourselves, buy only at German shops!"
The German Parilament passed the enabling act; giving Hitler dictoral powers
A month after Hitler was granted emergency power the Nazis' opened Dachau Concentration Camp near Munich, Buchenwald in central Germany, Sachenhausen near Berlin and Ravensbruck in northern Germany.