Stages of the Holocaust
A. 1933-1939: THE HOLOCAUST BEGAN GRADUALLY, IN STAGES
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Stages of the Holocaust
B. 1939-45: DURING WWII, THE HOLOCAUST TURNED INTO A VIOLENT WAR AGAINST THE JEWS.
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  1. 1. Stages of the Holocaust A. 1933-1939: THE HOLOCAUST BEGAN GRADUALLY, IN STAGES Date Stage of the Holocaust Nazi’s purpose was to… Picture to help you remember. 1933 1. Boycott of Jewish stores (a boycott means not_ buying from someone) (impoverish: to make poor) Impoverished Jews by making it hard for them to earn a living 1933 2. Civil Service Law Fired Jews who worked for government and reduced the number of Jews in universities 1935 3. Nuremburg Laws Defined who is Jewish (3 grandparents); made it illegal for Jews to marry non-Jews. 1938 4. Kristallnacht “Night of broken glass” Destroyed Jewish property; imprisoned many Jews; got Germans used to violence against Jews. Modern world history 2: Holocaust Timeline 1
  2. 2. Stages of the Holocaust B. 1939-45: DURING WWII, THE HOLOCAUST TURNED INTO A VIOLENT WAR AGAINST THE JEWS. Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, starting World War II. Sept. 1939 5. T4 program Murdered people with certain physical disabilities. Oct. 1939 6. Creation of Ghettos Used force to remove Jews from Germany. Ghettos were set up in cities in German-occupied Poland for Jews. They could not leave them. June 22, 1941 Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union Nazis gained control of Eastern Europe and Western Russia, where millions of Jews lived. June 1941 - Nov. 1942 7. Mobile Killing Squads After Germany invaded Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, soldiers in killing squads killed Jews, street by street. Non-Germans helped with the killing. Late 1941- Early 45 8. Killing centers Gassing of Jews (more than 3 million were murdered in the killing centers in eastern Europe) 1944-45 Soviet (Russian) troops closed down the killing centers in Eastern Europe. In the West, America and the Allies invaded Nazi Europe (June 6, 1944). Soviets and Allies defeated Germany in May 1945, ending the Holocaust. Modern world history 2: Holocaust Timeline 2

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