Lauren's Timeline

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    Hitler's Reign

  • End of World War I

    9 million dead combatants.
  • Rise of the Nazi Party

    Rise of the Nazi Party
    Hitler wrote volume one of Mein Kampf (My Struggle)
  • Chancellor

    Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor of Germany.
  • Nazification

    The Reichstag building went up in flames. Nazis' claimed it to be the beggining of a Comunist revolution.
  • First Consentration Camp in Dachau

    Frist consentration camp opened in Dachau.
  • Protest

    Jewish shops and buisneses boycotted nationwide.
  • Fuhrer

    Hitler names himself "Fuhrer" over both Government and party.
  • Jews Barred

    Jews Barred
    Jews barred from serving in the German armed forces
  • Numbering Laws

    Numbering Laws enacted.
  • Buchenwald

    Buchenwald concentration camp opened.
  • Polish Jews

    Polish Jews
    First Polish Jews deported from Germany.
  • Assassination of von Rath

    Assassination of von Rath
    Kristallnacht following assassination of von Rath
  • Jews expelled from some Schools

    Jewish pupils expelled from German schools.
  • Revensbruck

    Ravensbruck consentration camp for woman estableshed.
  • SS St. Louis

    SS St. Louis
    Jewish refugees aboard SS St. Louis denied entry to Cuba and US.
  • Ghettoization

    Ghettoization of Polish Jews.
  • Star of David

    Star of David
    Jews in Poland forced to wear the Star of David.
  • 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.
  • Lodz Ghetto

    Lodz Ghetto established, sealed in April.
  • Auschwitz

    Concentration camp established in Auschwitz.
  • Warsaw Ghetto

    Warsaw Ghetto established, sealed in November with 500,000 people.
  • Registration of Dutch Jews

    Registration of Dutch Jews
    Dutch Jews required to register.
  • Total Solution

    Authority given to prepair a "total solution" to Jewish problem.
  • Third Reich

    Jews in the Third Reich must wear the Star of David.
  • The Camps

    The Camps
    Nazis began using gassing vans.
  • 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.
  • Revolt

    Revolt by Auschwitz inmates.
  • Resistance

    Prisoners forced to handle the bodies of gas chamber victoms blew up one of the crematoria at Auschwitz.
  • Soviets liberate Auschwitz

    Soviets liberate Auschwitz.
  • Death of Hitler

    Death of Hitler
    Hitler commits suecide.
  • Surrender

    Nazi Germany surrenders; end of World War II in Europe. Spring: Liberation of camps. Brittish liberate Bergen Beisen. Americans liberate Dachau.
  • Nuremberg war

    First major Nuremberg war crimes trial begins.
  • Aftermath

    The Jews proclaimed the Independent State of Israel as theirs.