Leading Up To The Holocaust

  • The Beginning

    The Reichstag building went up in flames. Nazis immediately claimed that this was the beginning of a Communist revolution.
  • Dachau

    After months of Hilter being elected Chancellor the Dachau Concentration Camp was built and socialist, communists, and labor leaders were put in the camps.
  • Boycott

    Nazis stage boycott of Jewish shops and businesses.
  • Burning

    The burning of books in Berlin and throughout Germany,
  • Hitler's Rise

    German President von Hindenburg dies and Hitler becomes Furher.
  • Military? No.

    Nazis ban Jews from serving in the military.
  • Olympics

    The Olympics begin in Berlin were Jewish prosecution is "on pause".
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    Jew Banned

    Jews are banned from many professional occupations including teaching Germans, and from being accountants or dentists. They are also denied tax reductions and child allowances.
  • Invasion

    German's invade Austria and take over.
  • Kristallnacht

    Nazis have a huge pogrom and destroy Jewish businesses and destroy every business with a jewish star on the door way.
  • Jews Threatened

    Hitler threatens Jews in Reichstag speech
  • Invasion #2

    Nazi troops seize Czechoslovakia.
  • Invading Again

    Nazis invade Poland and Jews in Germany are forbidden to be outdoors after 8 p.m. in winter and 9 p.m. in summer.
  • War Begins

    Great Britain and France declare war on Germany