“All upright Germans will be National Socialists”<br />from speeches to action<br />Timothy Hensley<br />Research Libraria...
The Rise of the Third Reich<br />How a street gang seized control of Germany<br />
Versailles Treaty<br /><ul><li> Military restrictions (no manufacturing, importing, exporting military hardware)
 Monetary reparations (226 billion marks, reduced to 132 billion in 1921)
 Commodity reparations (coal, steel, agriculture, intellectual property)</li></li></ul><li>Depression & Isolation<br />
Hitler leader of NSDAP (1921)<br />
“Beer Hall” Putsch (1923)<br />
Convicted of treason (1924)<br />
Writes Mein Kampf(1924)<br />
German citizenship (1932)<br />
Hitler loses to Hindenburg (1932)<br />
Nazis receive 38% vote (1932)<br />
Hitler appointed Chancellor (1933)<br />
Reichstag Fire (1933)<br />
Dachau opens (1933)<br />
Enabling Act (1933)<br />
Non-Nazi political parties banned (1933)<br />
Hindenburg Dies (1934)<br />
Hitler combines President/Chancellor post (1934)<br />
Plebiscite vote – Hitler gets 89% (1934)<br />
Sterilization Law (1933)<br />
Nuremberg Laws (1935)<br />No marriages between Jews and non-Jews<br />Jews aren’t “Reich citizens” and don’t enjoy the sa...
T4 to the Final Solution<br />Germany’s progression from racism to genocide<br />
Passport “J” (Oct 1938)<br />
Kristallnacht (Nov 1938)<br />
Invasion of Poland (Sept 1939)<br />
T4 Begins (Sept 1939)<br />
Jews sent to Ghettos (Oct 1939)<br />
First Gassing (Jan 1940)<br />Handicapped were transported to various locations to be gassed en masse.<br />
Himmler’s 1941 Order<br />Himmler authorizes the Einsatzgruppen to begin the “open air” killing of Jews in the eastern ter...
Hitler halts T4? (Aug 1941)<br /><ul><li> Extermination of handicapped continued until the end of the war
 Some T4 doctors were sent to extermination camps to make selections
 A few gas chambers were removed and sent to extermination camps</li></li></ul><li>Major Liquidations in 1941<br />Vilna (...
Chelmno opens (Dec 7, 1941)<br />
Wannsee Conference (1942)<br />
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Rise Of Nazism: From Speeches to Action

  1. 1. “All upright Germans will be National Socialists”<br />from speeches to action<br />Timothy Hensley<br />Research Librarian<br />Virginia Holocaust Museum<br />
  2. 2. The Rise of the Third Reich<br />How a street gang seized control of Germany<br />
  3. 3. Versailles Treaty<br /><ul><li> Military restrictions (no manufacturing, importing, exporting military hardware)
  4. 4. Monetary reparations (226 billion marks, reduced to 132 billion in 1921)
  5. 5. Commodity reparations (coal, steel, agriculture, intellectual property)</li></li></ul><li>Depression & Isolation<br />
  6. 6. Hitler leader of NSDAP (1921)<br />
  7. 7. “Beer Hall” Putsch (1923)<br />
  8. 8. Convicted of treason (1924)<br />
  9. 9. Writes Mein Kampf(1924)<br />
  10. 10. German citizenship (1932)<br />
  11. 11. Hitler loses to Hindenburg (1932)<br />
  12. 12. Nazis receive 38% vote (1932)<br />
  13. 13. Hitler appointed Chancellor (1933)<br />
  14. 14. Reichstag Fire (1933)<br />
  15. 15. Dachau opens (1933)<br />
  16. 16. Enabling Act (1933)<br />
  17. 17. Non-Nazi political parties banned (1933)<br />
  18. 18. Hindenburg Dies (1934)<br />
  19. 19. Hitler combines President/Chancellor post (1934)<br />
  20. 20. Plebiscite vote – Hitler gets 89% (1934)<br />
  21. 21. Sterilization Law (1933)<br />
  22. 22. Nuremberg Laws (1935)<br />No marriages between Jews and non-Jews<br />Jews aren’t “Reich citizens” and don’t enjoy the same rights as German citizens<br />Jews are defined as anyone who has three Jewish grandparents; or two Jewish grandparents and a Jewish spouse; or an adherent of Judaism<br />
  23. 23. T4 to the Final Solution<br />Germany’s progression from racism to genocide<br />
  24. 24. Passport “J” (Oct 1938)<br />
  25. 25. Kristallnacht (Nov 1938)<br />
  26. 26. Invasion of Poland (Sept 1939)<br />
  27. 27. T4 Begins (Sept 1939)<br />
  28. 28. Jews sent to Ghettos (Oct 1939)<br />
  29. 29. First Gassing (Jan 1940)<br />Handicapped were transported to various locations to be gassed en masse.<br />
  30. 30. Himmler’s 1941 Order<br />Himmler authorizes the Einsatzgruppen to begin the “open air” killing of Jews in the eastern territories. <br />
  31. 31. Hitler halts T4? (Aug 1941)<br /><ul><li> Extermination of handicapped continued until the end of the war
  32. 32. Some T4 doctors were sent to extermination camps to make selections
  33. 33. A few gas chambers were removed and sent to extermination camps</li></li></ul><li>Major Liquidations in 1941<br />Vilna (40,000 Jews)<br />Transnistria (90,000 Jews)<br />BabiYar (33,000 Jews)<br />Vitebsk (16,000 Jews)<br />Odessa (19,000 Jews)<br />Chelmno (5,000 Gypsies)<br />Rovno (33,000 Jews)<br />Minsk (20,000 Jews)<br />Riga (47,000 Jews)<br />
  34. 34. Chelmno opens (Dec 7, 1941)<br />
  35. 35. Wannsee Conference (1942)<br />
  36. 36. Death Camps<br />Chelmno<br />Auschwitz<br />Majdanek<br />Belzec<br />Sobibor<br />Treblinka<br />
  37. 37. Questions?<br />thensley@va-holocaust.com<br />

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