The Holocaust - Blue Valley School District

Document Sample
The Holocaust - Blue Valley School District Powered By Docstoc
					The Holocaust
Chronology of the Holocaust
1933
   January 30- Hitler appointed Chancellor
   March 22- Dachau concentration camp
    opens
   April 1- Boycott of Jewish businesses
   April 7- “Laws for Reestablishment of
    the Civil Service”
   April 26- Gestapo established
   May 10- public burning of unapproved
    books
1934

   August 2- Hitler
    proclaims himself
    Führer
1935
   September 15- Nuremburg Laws
    – Jews no longer German citizens
    – Marriages between Jews and “Aryans”
      prohibited
    – Jews no longer allowed to fly the German
      flag
   November 15- Germany defines a “Jew”
1936

   March 3- Jews barred from serving in
    the armed forces
1938
   March 13- Anschluss: all anti-semitic
    decrees applied to Austria
   April 26- mandatory registration of all
    property held by Jews
   November 9-10- Kristallnacht
   November 12- decree forcing all Jews
    to transfer businesses to Aryans
   November 15- all Jewish students
    expelled from German schools
Humiliation of Jewish Students
1939
   January 30- Hitler speech to Reichstag:
    war will mean “Vernichtung”
   September 1- Germany invades Poland
   Sept. 1939 - Germany invades Poland;
    mass shootings by Einsatzgruppen
    units of Polish Jews begin
   October 28- First Polish ghettoes
    established
1940
   May 20- Concentration camp
    established at Auschwitz
   November 16- Warsaw Ghetto sealed
1941
   March- Adolf Eichmann appointed head
    of Department for Jewish Affairs
   July 21- Majdanek opens
   July 31- Reinhard Heydrich appointed to
    implement the “Final Solution”
   October- establishment of Auschwitz II
    (Birkenau) extermination camp
   December 8- Chelmno extermination
    camp begins operation
Map of the camp System
1942

   January 20- Wannsee Conference
   March 17- Belzec extermination camp
   May- Sobibor extermination camp
   July 22- Treblinka extermination camp
1943

   March- Liquidation of Krakow Ghetto
   April 19- Warsaw Ghetto uprising
    begins
   June- Himmler orders liquidation of all
    ghettoes in Poland and USSR
1944

   July 24- Russians liberate Majdanek
   October 7- revolt by Auschwitz inmates


                           Zyklon B canisters
                           found at Majdanek
1945

   May 7-Germany surrenders
The Nuremburg Trial
   Dec 9, 1946 - 23 former SS doctors and
    scientists go on trial at Nuremberg.
    Sixteen found guilty, with 7 hanged.
   March 11, 1946 - Former Auschwitz
    Kommandant Höss found guilty and
    hanged at Auschwitz, April 16, 1947
   Sept 15, 1947 - Twenty one former SS
    leaders go on trial in Nuremberg. 14
    sentenced to death, with 4 executed.
The Nuremburg Trial (cont.)
Eichmann Trial
   May 11, 1960 - Adolf Eichmann is
    captured in Argentina by Israeli secret
    service.
   April 11 - August 14 - Eichmann on trial
    in Jerusalem for crimes against the
    Jewish people, crimes against humanity
    and war crimes. Found guilty and
    hanged on May 31, 1962.
 People of the Holocaust
    Perpetrators




Adolf Eichmann   Reinhard Heydrich Heinrich Himmler
People of the Holocaust
   Rescuers




     Dietrich                      Raoul Wallenberg
                 Oskar Schindler
    Bonhoeffer
Prepared by

Mark Klopfenstein
Blue Valley High School
Spring 2001

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:6
posted:2/2/2012
language:English
pages:22