The Gradual Increase of Nazi Persecution of Polish People

By Risky
  • Laws against Criminals

    The Government had the authority to keep prisoners forever, even if some have served their term if Nazi agents decided that the prisoner was dangerous. Instead of getting liberated from jail the prisoner would mostly be deported to a concentration camp.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    After German troops had lined up on the border, the people of Warsaw fled thinking the Polish army could hold off the German troops. After the heavy bombing and tens of thousands of rounds used up, Poland had been taken over. France and Great Britain, on Poland’s border, had declared war.
    It affected Polish’s territory by dividing it among Germany, Lithuania, the Soviet Union, and the Slovak client-state Danzig annexed by Germany Kresy annexed by the Soviet Union, Vilnius granted to Lithuania
  • First Prisoners arrive at Auschwitz

    June 14, all Christan and Jewish people were put into concentration camps and most of them went to the most popular camp of all called Auschwitz and were imprisoned for years,
    tested on and then killed. (Didn’t affect the polish)
  • Mass Murder begins at Chelmno

    Chelmno was the first Major killing operation in order to annihilate the Jewish population. Chelmno was also the first location to use gas to mass-murder Jews. At least 172,000 Jews and others were killed here. (Didn’t affect the polish)
  • Announcement of Death Penalty for Aiding Jews

    Warning people that were hiding jews they will be sent to death penalty. Jews and people and people hiding and helping jews
    Jew caught hiding would be killed
  • Fanny Aizenberg

    Fanny and her family were arrested by the Gestapo and sent to Auschwitz. AT the camp, she had to endure beatings, painful medical experiments, and many other things at the camp.