World War II

By jele245
  • The Rise of the Nazi Party

    The Nazi Part takes over in Germany, and Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor. The first concentration camp is set up at Dachau holding 200 communists. Jews are prohibited from working as public officials and banned from public schools.
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    World War II

  • Hitler Comes to Power

    Adolf Hitler combined his position of chancellor with the position of president and becomes the leader of Germany.
  • Human Rights Taken Away

    Jewish people are deprived of their basic rights and citizenship. The Nazis continue sending the “radically inferior” to concentration camps.
  • Kristallnacht: “The Night of Broken Glass”

    Nazis terrorize Jews throughout Germany and Austria  30,000 Jews are arrested and 91 are killed. Thousands of shops and synagogues are set on fire.
  • World War II Begins

    Germany takes over Czechosolvakia and invades Poland. World War II begins. Britain and France declare war on Germany. Jews are required to wear armbands or yellow stars.
  • Germany Takes Over

    Jews are forced into ghettos. Nazis begin murdering Jews in Poland. Germany conquers Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France.
  • Germany Declares War on US

    Germany declares war on the United States after Pearl Harbor.
  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference: Nazis show the government their “Final Solution” -- their plan to kill all European Jews. Concentration camps follow Poland and begin murdering Jews. The United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union finally acknowledge that Germans are trying to exterminate the Jews of Europe.
  • Hitler Takes Over Hungary

    12,000 Jews are deported.
  • Hitler is Defeated and World War II Ends

    Hitler is defeated. World War II ends. The Holocaust is over! Survivors are place in “displaced person camps” until they find countries willing to accept them.
  • Nuremberg

    Nuremberg: Nazi leaders are tried for war crimes.
  • Homeland

    The United States establishes a Jewish Homeland in Britain.