The Gradual Increase of Nazi Persecution of the poles

  • Dachau Concentration Camp Opens

    Dachau is the first concentration camp established by the Nazi government this was originally intended to incarcerate political opponents for the new regime. Towards the end of 1933, Dachau held 4,800 prisoners. Close to all of them were imprisoned for political reasons: for being a socialist a communist a social Democrat (a political party opposing the Nazis) , or an advocate of trade unions. It affected the polish by more places they could get prisoned
  • Adolf Hitler Appointed Chancellor of Germany

    In November of 1932, the Nazi party won 33 percent of the vote, which was more than any other party, in the German Election. Due to this, President Paul von Hindenburg appointed Adolf Hitler, who was the head of the National Socialist German Workers Party (NAZI Party), the new chancellor of Germany.
    This affected the poles by Adolf could now take over their
    country with his power
  • Press Censorship Law

    This law made it so Jewish people couldn’t work for journalism or couldn’t work for news companies
  • Law Against “Criminals”

    The law was passed by the German government. This law was for criminals. If the Nazi officials felt that the person was dangerous to society they would get locked up and instead of getting released from jail, they would get transported to a Concentration camp.
  • Polish Jews

    Nazi Germany expelled about 17,000 jews from Germany
  • Germany Invades Poland

    After German troops had lined up on the border, the jews and non-jews 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, in a month’s time Poland had been taken over. France and Great Britain, on Poland’s border, had declared war. Starting the world war in Europe.
    The poles were majorly affected by this because it's their home country attacked
  • First Prisoners Arrive at Auschwitz

    In June 1940 all Christan and Jewish people were put into concentration camps and most of them went to the most popular camp of all Auschwitz and were imprisoned for years and tested on and killed.
    This affected the poles because they were sent here and killed
  • Aleksandr Tolupuw

    He was taken to Auschwitz and was treated very poorly and he died from starvation and diseases
  • Wannsee Conference

    Where the final solution was planned
  • Operation Reinhard

    Operation Reinhard was to target over 2 million Jews at the Belzec killing center and they would gas jews.
  • Announcement of Death

    This law means anyone who would try to help, transport, or buy valuables for Jews would be sentenced to death. (In Poland)