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Holocaust Remembrance Day:
Stories of Freedom:
What you do matters
1933
• Hitler comes to power
• Boycott Jewish
businesses
• Jews can not own land
• Work camp Dachau
opens
1934
• Jews are banned from
work force
• Jews legal rights are
limited
• Hitler named Fuhrer
1935
• Jews banned from
military
• Nuremberg Laws
• (Jews are no longer
citizens and explanations
of what determines a
Jew)
• A culmination of
legislation that has
already been in place.
1936
• Nazis gain full control of
Germany
• Nazi’s combat
Homosexuality
• Olympics held in
Germany
1937
• Nazi officials at the
opening of "The Eternal
Jew" exhibition in
Munich, Nov. 8, 1937.
• The travelling exhibition
promoted stereotypes
of Jews and Nazi
perceptions of their
danger to the world.
1938
• Invade Austria
• Jews forced to carry
identity cards
• Jewish passports to be
stamped with a large
red "J.“
• Nov 9th 10th
Kristallnacht
1939
• Invasion of Slovakia and
Poland
• Jews turned away by
Cuba and United States
• Forced Labor for Jews
• Jews must wear yellow
stars
1940
• Auschwitz built
• Jews live in Ghettos
• Warsaw ghetto has
400,00 Jews
• War escalates
1941
• Concentration camps
begin to be used for “The
Final Solution”
• Estimated 200,000 Jews
killed
• 5,000 gypsies were
gassed to death
• Nazi’s declare war on
United States
1942
• NY Times reports that
over 1,000,000 Jews
have been killed
• Auschwitz is opened
and fully functioning
1943
• Auschwitz expanded by
adding 4 new gas
chambers and
crematoriums.
• Exterminations cease at
Treblinka after 870,000
deaths
1944
• 9,000 Jews killed in one
day between Auschwitz
and Birkenau
• President Roosevelt
creates War Refuge
Board to help Jews
• D Day (allies land in
France)
1945
•
Death of Jews by
country:
Africa 526
Albania 200
Austria 65,000
Belgium24,387
•
Czechoslovakia
277,000
•
Denmark 77
Estonia 4,000
•
France 83,000
Germany 160,000
Greece 71,301
Hungary305,000
Italy 8,000
Latvia85,000
Lithuania 135,000
Luxembourg 700
Netherlands
106,000
Norway 728
Poland 3,001,000
Romania364,632
Soviet
Union1,500,000
Yugoslavia 67,122
Liberation of Jews
War Ends
Over 6 million Jews
have died
Holocaust Remembrance Day:
Stories of Freedom:
What you do matters

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