Caseys Timeline

  • Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany.

  • First concentration camp established at Dachau, Germany for political opponents.

  • Jewish teachers to be discharged.

  • Nazis organize a nationwide bocott of Jewish-owned buisnesses in Germany.

  • First anti-Jewish laws passed. Jews are no longer allowed to be public employees (teachers, post office workers, government workers).

  • Jews expelled from choir clubs.

  • Nazis burn books of those considered un-Germen. This introduces the idea of censorship and government control of culture.

  • Nazi government declared "racial laws", making Jews non-citizens and forbidding marriage between Jews and non-jews. these laws are commonly known as NURMBERG LAWS.

  • Jewish musicians prohibited from performing.

  • Marriages between citizens of German blood and Jews punished with prison. Marriages contracted despite this are void.

  • The conversion from Judaism to Christianity has no bearing on race--based on birth one was still considered a Jew.

  • The summer Olympic games are held in Berlin, Germany. the Nazis remove anti-Jewish signs from public display and restrained anti-Jewish activity to avoid internationl criticisim.

  • Jews were not allowed to graduate.

  • Aryan and non-Aryan children can't play together.

  • Germany annexes Austria (Anschluss). Thousands of Austrian Jews flee due to harsh anti- Jewish actions that follow.

  • In a nationwide pogron (attack) called Kristallnacht, the nazi and their collaborators burn synagogues and loot Jewish homes and buisnesses.Approximately 30,000 Jewish men imprisoned in concentration camps.

  • Jews cannot be self employed in any trade.

  • Jews not allowed to go to movies, operas and concerts.

  • Jewish children no longer allowed to attend public schools.

  • Jew's last will and testaments are no longer valid.

  • Jews not allowed to leave their home after 8:00 pm; 9:00 pm in summer.

  • German troops invade Ploand, marking the beginning of WW2.

  • Nai government begins program to kill mentally and physically disabled people in a "euthanasia" program known as the "T-4 Program."

  • German authorities begin forced deprtation of Jews from West Prussia, Poznan, Danzig and Lodz to locations in the General Government (formerly Poland).

  • Jews not eligible for clothing rations.

  • German troops invade the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France.

  • Jews allowed to shop for food between 4 pm and 5 pm only.

  • All Jews to perform forced labor.

  • Jews not allowed to have pets

  • German troops invade the Soviet Union.

  • Jews not allowed to use public libraries.

  • Jews over six years of age to wear yellow star with word "Jew".

  • German mobile killing squads, Einsatzgruppen, were assigned to identify, concentrate, and kill Jews behind the front lines.

  • Jews over the age of 6 who residde in Germany wear a yellow Star of David in public at all times.

  • Jews not allowed to use public transportation, if crowded. They are only permitted to sit down when none of the other passengers are standing.

  • 19. Jews need police approval to leave the neighborhoods in which they reside.

  • Germany to the ghettos of Lodz, Riga, and Minsk begins

  • Jews had to hand in drivers licenses.

  • gassing operations began at the Cheimno killing center.

  • Nazi officials meet in Wannsee too organize the Final Solution (mass murder of Jews in europe).

  • Jewish home must display "Jewish Star".

  • Jews have to turn in electrical appliances, bicycles, typewriters, and records

  • Jews not allowed to go to school.

  • Jews not to obtain eggs with their ration cards.

  • First direct deportation to Auschwitz.

  • First direct deportation to Auschwits.

  • Jews cannot testify in court against Germans.

  • Supplying Jews with meat, meat products prohibited.

  • Jews not allowed to buy books.