Nazi Germany

  • Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Von Hindenburg.

    Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Von Hindenburg.
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    Nazi Germany

  • The first official Nazi concentration camp opens in Dachau, a small village located near Munich.The first commandant of Dachau is Theodor Eicke.

  • Laws for Reestablishment of the Civil Service barred Jews from holding civil service, university, and state positions

  • The Gestapo ("Geheime Stat Polizei" - Secret State Police) is established by Herman Goering, minister of Prussia.

  • Adolf Hitler declared himself not only chancellor but also president of the Third Reich after Paul von Hindenburg died.

  • By renewing the compulsory military draft Hitler violates the Versailles Treaty.

  • The Jews were not allowed to serve in German armed forces.

  • During this time the Jewish doctors could not practice in the government institutions of Germany.

  • The first of the German Gypsies are taking to Dachau concentration camps.

  • Only on special occasions the Jews are able to gain access to a passport that allows them to travel outside of Germany.

  • The government Germany announces that all Jews must carry an identification card.

  • An attempt was made by Herschel Grynzpan to assassinate a German diplomat in Paris.

  • The German Jews are made to pay 1 billion Reichmarks to pay for the damages at Kristallinacht.

  • All Jews were made to sell their businesses and real estate, they had to hand over all their jewelry and their securities to the government at low prices.

  • Germany takes over by invading and occupied Czechoslovakia

  • The Soviets and Germans signed the Non Aggression Pact.

  • Germans force the Jews into Poland and make them wear a yellow star of David on chest and then a blue and white star of David on their arm

  • With about 500,000 inhabitants the Warsaw ghetto is closed off.

  • The German-Jewish children about the age of 6 were made to wear the yellow star of David on the left side of their clothes and the black printed word “ Jude”.

  • The Nazis test their gas chambers at Auschwitz in occupied Poland killing Soviet prisoners of war and Polish prisoners.

  • War was declared on the United States by Germany

  • In a section of Berlin called Wannsee is were 15 of the Nazi and government leaders all met to discuss the “ final solution to the Jewish question”.

  • The inmates at Treblinka rebel.

  • The Nazis began deporting the Hungarian Jews to the concentration camps to be gassed. More then 430,000 of the Jews were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau.

  • Rather then wanting himself to be caught by the Soviet army in which was advancing Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker located in Berlin

  • Germany surrendered and therefore the war in Europe had ended