When Hitler was sworn in to Germany as the official chancellor, many people of Germany didn’t like that he was there. He was supported by the Nazis, and very few Germans.
The Holocaust Timeline
This is a timeline the has many events that happened during The Holocaust, and has three of the major concentration camps. Like when they started and what major events when on throughout the history of the camps.
The first concentration camp, Dachau, is opened in Germany. Just outside a little town called Munich.
The concentration camp Dachau at first was a very small camp, and its only occupants were the Jews around the town of Machu. The Jews weren’t the only type of people that went into the concentration camps. After a month there were Gypsies, Homosexuals and the families of people whom were opposed to Hitler, that were put into the concentration camp.
Boycott of Jewish-owned shops and businesses in Germany
Almost all of the Jew owned stores and businesses were boycotted and had to close, leaving many Jewish people out of work.
Botcott:to refuse to buy, use, or participate in (something) as a way of protesting : to stop using the goods or services of (a company, country, etc.) until changes are made
Nazis prohibit Jews from owning land.
After the Natzis become the only political party allowed to pass laws in Germany, they pass many laws restricting jews to do few things. They couldnt own land, very few owned stores. Most jewish related people were out of work.
The German President von Hindenburg dies
When he died the person next in line was Hitler. To become the ruler of Germany he had to be voted in. After the presedent died the people of Germany looked to Hitler, and so the voting began.
Hitler receives a 90 percent 'Yes' vote from German voters approving his new powers, and his position as ruler.
Hilter not has the right to certain powers like creating laws, and most of the powers that the ruler would usually have. Hitler is the new ruler of the Germany. All armed forces must now swear allegiance to him.
Nazis ban Jews from serving in the military.
This law passed by the Natzis, not only put many jewish soldiers out of work, but it made the military toups smaller in Germany
SS Deathshead division is established to guard concentration camps
The SS Deathshead division was a large group of people trained to kill. The divisions soldiers were put all over different concentration camps. There job was to make sure no prisinor got out of the camp, no matter what.
Jews are banned from many professional occupations
Jews are banned from teaching Germans, and from being accountants or dentists. They are also denied tax reductions and child allowances.
THe Buchenwald concentration camp is established
The buchwald concentration camp was the second largest and most used camp after Autschwitz. The camp now days is a preserved museum. The camp was in Germany. There were 51 different nationalities in that camp.
'Eternal Jew' travelling exhibition opens in Munich.
The exhibition was a racial extermination. It was a plan to basically eliminate all Jewish people off of the face of earth. That was the plan that Hitler wanted to accomplish.
Nazi troops enter Austria, which has a population of 200,000 Jews, mainly living in Vienna. Hitler announces Anschluss (union) with Austria.
The Anschluss Union was a deal that disowned the jews. The deal made it to where the Jews couldnt enter many restraunts, stores, and any buisness. The union of Germany and Austria put Germany in control and in power of two contries.
At Evian, France, the U.S. come up with the League of Nations conference with leaders from 32 countries to consider helping Jews escape Hitler, but no country will accept the deal.
This league was an attempt to free the jews from the Natzis, but as a result no country thought it was going to work, and no country wanted to take the risk.
Nazis arrest 17,000 Jews of Polish nationality living in Germany, then expel them back to Poland which refuses them entry, leaving them in 'No-Man's Land' near the Polish border for several months.
He then expels them back to Poland which refuses there entry, leaving them in 'No-Man's Land' near the Polish border for several months.
Hitler and his army take over the town of Czechoslovakia
When Hitler and his army took over the town there were 350,000 Jews in the town. Hitler took each and everyone of them and resettled them in a near by concentration camp. Where most of them would die and never see there city again.
Germany invades Poland, starting World War II in Europe
The Germans attacked the polish people, starting world war two in Poland. Concentration camps started to be built in Poland, just after the attack.
Concentration camp is established in Auschwitz. In the country of Poland.
Auschwitz was the largest of the Nazi's camps. It was at Auschwitz that 1.1 million people were murdered, mostly Jews. Auschwitz has become a symbol of death, the Holocaust, and the destruction of European Jewry.
The Warsaw Ghetto, containing over 400,000 Jews, is sealed off.
The Warsaw ghetto was an agreement that gave the Germans the control over 400,000 jewish people. When it ws signed off all jew went to concentration camps.
Himmler makes his first visit to Auschwitz, during which he orders Kommandant Höss to begin massive expansion, including a new compound to be built at nearby Birkenau that can hold 100,000 prisoners.
While there he orders Kommandant Hoss to begin massive expansion, including a new compound to be built at nearby Birkenau that can hold 100,000 prisoners.
Bombing of pearl harbor
Japan planed a suprise attack on Pearl Harbor, killing many soldiers, and many inoccent civilians.
Pearl Harbor WW2 with the Americans
This is the pearl harbor attack. It shows what the Japanese did to us, and what we did to the Japanese.
Auschwitz second gas chamber
At Auschwitz, a second gas chamber, Bunker II (the white farmhouse), is made operational at Birkenau due to the number of Jews arriving.
Exterminations at Belzec stop operation
THey stop after an estimated 600,000 Jews have been murdered. The camp is then dismantled, plowed over and planted.
New crematorys built at Auschwitz
On March 22, 1943 the second crematory was built at the main camp. On March 29, 1943 the third crematory was built and was put up at the secondary camp at Auschwitz. Also, on April 4, 1943 the fourth crematory was built and put up in between the secondary camp and the main camp.
Two hundred Jews escape from Treblinka extermination camp
On April second two hundred Jews escaped from Trblinka, during a revolt. The Natzis hunted them down on by one. 33 Jewish people escaped, and found shelter somewhere in a nearby forest.
A Jewish prisioner, Siegfried Lederer, escapes from Auschwitz.
He made it safely to Czechoslovakia. He then warned the Elders of the Council at Theresienstadt about Auschwitz, and what the Natzis are doing to all of the Jewish people.
Crematories at Auschwitz
Hitler orders that three out of four of the crematories be blown up, because the soviets were coming.
Hitler plan starts to fail
Concentration camps start to get taken over, and the prisoners let go.
Russian troops liberate Auschwitz. By this time, an estimated 2,000,000 persons, including 1,500,000 Jews, have been murdered there
By this time, an estimated 2,000,000 people, including 1,500,000 Jews, have been murdered there. This is why the camp was called the death camp, because so many inoccent people died
Russians liberate Auschwitz
On January 25 the last crematory was blown up leaving very few remnants at the camp. By this time a estamated total of about 2,000,000 people have been gasses, and 1,500,000 of those people were jewish.
The American army frees all of the camp prisioners at Dachau
There were many people that survived. the camp Dachau was a type 1 camp, as camps like Auschwitz, and Buchenwald were type 2 and 3. There were lots of people in the camp and few died. They were still in horrable condition and many starved.
Hitler commits suicide
Hitler killed himself in his own underground bunker. He consumed a cyanide capsule, then shoot himself with a pistol. He did this just days before the Russians were going to take over his town that he lived in. Him and his wife both took the pills, and both died.
The first atomic bomb ever to be used in a military operation was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan
The bomb droped on Hiroshima was dropped by the Americans. It was a recognition to what the did to us at Pearl Harbor. The bomb killed betwen 70,000 and 80,000 people.
The americans drop the second atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki
The americans dropped the second bomb killing a total of 70,000 people
End of World War Two
For the Europe people the war was over when Hitler died but for the USA the war wasn't over yet. After the bombing on Japan, The Japanese Imperial Government tried to convinse the emperor to surrender.The Emperor agreed to this offer, and made a personal radio announcement, announcing his decision. When the Japanese surrendered, WW2 was offical over for the whole world.