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Holocaust Timeline - 1933 to 1938. March 13 -- Annexation of Austria (Anschluss) March 23 -- Jewish community organizations are no longer recognized by the government (Germany) April 24 -- Jews must register their property (Germany) April 26 -- Jewish property expropriated (Austria) May 29 -- Jewish role in economy restricted to 20 percent - first anti-Jewish law in Hungary June 25 -- Jewish physicians only allowed to treat Jewish patients (Germany) July 5-15 -- Evian Conference - 32 countries met to discuss the refugee and immigration problem July 21 -- Introduction of identity cards (effective January 1, 1939) August 17 -- Jews are required to add "Israel" to their name for men and "Sarah" for women (Germany) August 26 -- The Zentralstelle für Jüdische Auswanderung (Central Office for Jewish Emigration) is set up in Vienna under Adolf Eichmann September 27 -- Jews barred from practicing law (Germany) September 29 -- Munich Conference October 5 -- Jewish passports are marked with the letter "J" for "Jude"

Holocaust Timeline - 1933 to 1938

Holocaust Photos. Holocaust Photos Please note that these photos are frequently graphic and show a glimpse of the horrors of Nazi Germany's Final Solution of the Jews during World War II.

Holocaust Photos

These photos begin to tell the story of the holocaust. Krema3.jpg [PHoH, p. 287] A detail from a photograph of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp, taken by a US plane in 25 August 1944. Krema III is clearly seen, and the roof vents through which the Zyklon-B was introduced are visible. The Holocaust History - A People's and Survivor History - Remember.org. Holocaust Timeline.

Jump to: 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1933 January 30, 1933 - Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany a nation with a Jewish population of 566,000.

Holocaust Timeline

February 22, 1933 - 40,000 SA and SS men are sworn in as auxiliary police. February 27, 1933 - Nazis burn Reichstag building to create crisis atmosphere. February 28, 1933 - Emergency powers granted to Hitler as a result of the Reichstag fire. March 22, 1933 - Nazis open Dachau concentration camp near Munich, to be followed by Buchenwald near Weimar in central Germany, Sachsenhausen near Berlin in northern Germany, and Ravensbrück for women. March 24, 1933 - German Parliament passes Enabling Act giving Hitler dictatorial powers. Holocaust Museum Houston. Holocaust Photographs. Holocaust on Trial. Welcome to the companion Web site to "Holocaust on Trial," originally broadcast on October 31, 2000.

Holocaust on Trial

The film uses a celebrated recent trial as a springboard to examine and successfully challenge the notion of Holocaust denial. Here's what you'll find online: Timeline of Nazi Abuses From January 30, 1933, when Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, until May 7, 1945, when World War II ended, the Nazis unleashed a reign of terror on Europe's Jews, Gypsies, and others. Follow the crescendo of injustices in this illustrated chronology.

Caution: This feature contains disturbing photographs.The Director's Story "It was at times hard to take in the unimaginable tragedy that was being quietly explored in an English courtroom. " So says NOVA producer Leslie Woodhead in this frank and deeply personal account of the making of "Holocaust on Trial. " Text Holocaust on Trial Home | The Director's Story | Timeline of Nazi Abuses Results of Death-Camp Experiments: Should They Be Used? The Holocaust (1933–1945) “Holocaust” is the term describing the Nazi annihilation of about 6 million Jews (two thirds of the pre-World War II European Jewish population), including 4,500,000 from Russia, Poland, and the Baltic; 750,000 from Hungary and Romania; 290,000 from Germany and Austria; 105,000 from The Netherlands; 90,000 from France; 54,000 from Greece.

The Holocaust (1933–1945)

The Holocaust was unique in its being genocide—the systematic destruction of a people solely because of religion, race, ethnicity, nationality, or sexual preference—on an unmatched scale. Along with the Jews, another 9 to 10 million people—Gypsies, Slavs (Poles, Ukrainians, and Belarussians), homosexuals, and the disabled—were exterminated. Hitler named German Chancellor (Jan.). Dachau, first concentration camp, established (March). Boycotts against Jews begin (April). Anti-Semitic Nuremberg Laws passed by Reichstag; Jews lose citizenship and civil rights (Sept.). Buchenwald concentration camp opens (July).

The Holocaust - World War II. Beginning in late 1941, the Germans began mass transports from the ghettoes in Poland to the concentration camps, starting with those people viewed as the least useful: the sick, old and weak and the very young.

The Holocaust - World War II

Introduction to the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.

Introduction to the Holocaust

Holocaust is a word of Greek origin meaning "sacrifice by fire. " The Holocaust Pictures & Galleries. You're almost done!

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