The Road to Auschwitz By SarahBacon Jan 30, 1933 Adlof Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany. Mar 22, 1933 The first concentration camp was established in Dachau, Germany for political opponents. Apr 1, 1933 Nazis organized a boycott of Jewish- owned businesses in Germany. Apr 1, 1933 First anti-Jewish laws were passed. They were no longer allowed to be public employees. Apr 1, 1933 Jewish teachers to be discharged. May 10, 1933 Nazis burned books of those not considered German. This idea introduced censorship and government control of culture. Mar 13, 1935 Jewish musiscians are no longer allowed to perform. Sep 15, 1935 Nazi government declared "racial laws" making Jews non-citizens and making marriage between Jews and non-Jews illegal. Known as nuremburg laws. Aug 1, 1936 The summer olympics were held in Berlin. The Nazis removed anti-Jewish signs from public display and restrained anti-Jewish activities to avoid international criticism. Mar 12, 1938 Germany annexes Austria. Thousands of Austrian Jews flee due to harsh anti-Jewish actions that follow. Jul 27, 1938 Streets with Jewish names to be changed. Aug 17, 1938 Jews had to add the middle name "Sarah'' or ''Isreal.'' Oct 5, 1938 Passports of Jews to be stamped with ''J.'' Nov 9, 1938 In a nationwide attack called Kristallnacht, Nazis and their collaborators burn synagogues and loot Jewish homes and businesses. About 30,000 Jewish men were put into concentration camps. Nov 12, 1938 Jews not allowed to go to movies, operas, or concerts. Nov 12, 1938 Jews cannot be self employed in any trade. Nov 15, 1938 Jewish children no longer allowed to go to public schools. Dec 3, 1938 Jews had to hand over driver's liscenses. Dec 3, 1938 Jews are no longer able to use swimming pools. Feb 21, 1939 Jews have to turn in gold, siver, platinum, and pearls. Sep 1, 1939 German troops invade Poland, beginning WW2. Sep 1, 1939 Jews not allowed to leave their home after 8:00; 9:00 in the summer. Sep 23, 1939 Jews had to turn in radios. Oct 1, 1939 Nazi government begins to kill mentally and physically disabled people in a ''euthannsia'' program known as the ''T-4 Program.'' Nov 12, 1939 German authorities began forced deportation of Jews from West Prussia, Poznan, Danzig, and Lodz to locations in the General Government (former Poland). Jan 1, 1940 Jews not eligible for clothing rations. May 10, 1940 German troops invade the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemborg, and France. Jul 4, 1940 Jews only allowed to shop between 4 and 5 PM for food. Jun 22, 1941 German troops invade the Soviet Union. Jun 26, 1941 Jews not to obtain soap or shaving cream with ration cards. Aug 2, 1941 Jews not allowed to use public libraries. Aug 31, 1941 German mobile killing squads, Einsatzgruppen, were assigned to identify, concentrate, and kill Jews behind the front lines. Sep 15, 1941 jews over the age of 6 who reside in Germany had to wear the yellow Star of David in public at all times. Sep 18, 1941 Jews not allowed to use public transportation if it is crowded. Jews are not allowed to sit if other non-Jews are standing. Oct 15, 1941 Deportation of Jews from Germany to the ghettos of Lodz, Riga, and Minsk begins. Oct 23, 1941 Jews no longer allowed to emigrate. Dec 8, 1941 Gasing operations begin at the Chelmno killing center. Dec 21, 1941 Jews not allowed to use public telephones. Jan 1, 1942 Nazi officials meet in Wannasee to organize the Final Solution (mass murder of Jews in Europe.) Feb 14, 1942 Bakeries and cnady stores are off limits for Jews. Feb 17, 1942 Jews no longer allowed to buy magazines or newspapers. Mar 26, 1942 Jews must display a Star of David in their homes. May 15, 1942 Jews not allowed to have pets. Jun 12, 1942 Jews have to turn in electrical appliances, bicycles, typewriters, and records. Jul 11, 1942 First direct deportation of Jews to Auschwitz. Aug 7, 1942 Jews cannot testify in court against Germans. Sep 18, 1942 Supplying Jews with meat or meat products is prohibited. Oct 9, 1942 Jews not allowed to buy books. Oct 28, 1942 Jews not allowed to have milk.