Lauren's Timeline By laurenobrien Period: Jan 1, 1918 to Dec 31, 1948 Hitler's Reign Mar 6, 1918 End of World War I 9 million dead combatants. Mar 6, 1925 Rise of the Nazi Party Hitler wrote volume one of Mein Kampf (My Struggle) Jan 30, 1933 Chancellor Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor of Germany. Feb 27, 1933 Nazification The Reichstag building went up in flames. Nazis' claimed it to be the beggining of a Comunist revolution. Mar 23, 1933 First Consentration Camp in Dachau Frist consentration camp opened in Dachau. Apr 20, 1933 Protest Jewish shops and buisneses boycotted nationwide. Aug 2, 1934 Fuhrer Hitler names himself "Fuhrer" over both Government and party. May 1, 1935 Jews Barred Jews barred from serving in the German armed forces Nov 1, 1935 Numbering Laws Numbering Laws enacted. Jul 16, 1937 Buchenwald Buchenwald concentration camp opened. Oct 1, 1938 Polish Jews First Polish Jews deported from Germany. Nov 9, 1938 Assassination of von Rath Kristallnacht following assassination of von Rath Nov 12, 1938 Jews expelled from some Schools Jewish pupils expelled from German schools. May 1, 1939 Revensbruck Ravensbruck consentration camp for woman estableshed. Jun 1, 1939 SS St. Louis Jewish refugees aboard SS St. Louis denied entry to Cuba and US. Sep 1, 1939 Ghettoization Ghettoization of Polish Jews. Nov 1, 1939 Star of David Jews in Poland forced to wear the Star of David. Nov 23, 1939 The Ghettos General Governor Hans Frank issued an ordinance that Jews ten years of age and older living in General Govornment had to wear the Star of David. Feb 1, 1940 Lodz Ghetto Lodz Ghetto established, sealed in April. Apr 1, 1940 Auschwitz Concentration camp established in Auschwitz. Oct 1, 1940 Warsaw Ghetto Warsaw Ghetto established, sealed in November with 500,000 people. Jan 1, 1941 Registration of Dutch Jews Dutch Jews required to register. Jul 1, 1941 Total Solution Authority given to prepair a "total solution" to Jewish problem. Sep 1, 1941 Third Reich Jews in the Third Reich must wear the Star of David. Sep 6, 1941 The Camps Nazis began using gassing vans. Mar 6, 1944 Rescue and Liberation In Denmark, 7,220 of its 8,000 Jews were saved by a citizenry who hid them, then ferried them to safty. Oct 1, 1944 Revolt Revolt by Auschwitz inmates. Oct 7, 1944 Resistance Prisoners forced to handle the bodies of gas chamber victoms blew up one of the crematoria at Auschwitz. Jan 1, 1945 Soviets liberate Auschwitz Soviets liberate Auschwitz. Apr 1, 1945 Death of Hitler Hitler commits suecide. May 8, 1945 Surrender Nazi Germany surrenders; end of World War II in Europe. Spring: Liberation of camps. Brittish liberate Bergen Beisen. Americans liberate Dachau. Nov 1, 1945 Nuremberg war First major Nuremberg war crimes trial begins. May 14, 1948 Aftermath The Jews proclaimed the Independent State of Israel as theirs.