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31.   A Member of the SD Cuts the Beard of a Warsaw Jew (October 1939)
Most of the 1.5 million German soldiers who participated in the attack on Poland had been socialized in the Nazi state and had also undergone ideological indoctrination in the party’s mass organizations.....
A Member of the SD Cuts the Beard of a Warsaw Jew (October 1939)
32.   The Bridge on Kirchenplatz Connecting Two Parts of the Lodz Ghetto (1940/41)
After the German invasion of Poland in September 1939, the Nazis’ newly expanded sphere of power included....
The Bridge on Kirchenplatz Connecting Two Parts of the Lodz Ghetto (1940/41)
33.   Roma and Sinti Women Weave Reed Mats in the Ravensbrück Concentration Camp (1941)
In 1938 and 1939, more than two thousand Roma and Sinti were classified as “asocial” and sent....
Roma and Sinti Women Weave Reed Mats in the Ravensbrück Concentration Camp (1941)
34.   Gathering Point for Jewish Residents of a Bessarabian Village (September 1941)
After the German invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, Nazi war and race policies escalated.....
Gathering Point for Jewish Residents of a Bessarabian Village (September 1941)
35.   Ukrainian Jews are Shot by Members of a Mobile Killing Squad [Einsatzgruppe] (1941)
As early as 1938/39, special police formations euphemistically referred to as Special Operations Units [Einsatzgruppen] followed invading German troops into Austria, the Sudetenland, and (rump)....
Ukrainian Jews are Shot by Members of a Mobile Killing Squad [<I>Einsatzgruppe</i>] (1941)
36.   A Jewish Man with the Obligatory Yellow Star on his Coat (November 1, 1941)
The "Police Order on the Identification of Jews" of September 1, 1941, required Jews in the German Reich and in the Reich Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia to wear a yellow star on their clothing.....
A Jewish Man with the Obligatory Yellow Star on his Coat (November 1, 1941)
37.   Deportation of Stuttgart Jews to Riga, Latvia – Waiting in a Detention Camp on Killesberg Hill, Stuttgart (November 1941)
Until 1941, the Nazi regime pursued the goal of a "Jew-free German Reich" through mass deportations and expulsions. Between October 1939 and January 1940 alone, 78,000 Austrian and Czech Jews were....
Deportation of Stuttgart Jews to Riga, Latvia – Waiting in a Detention Camp on Killesberg Hill, Stuttgart (November 1941)
38.   The Lodz Ghetto Jewish Council (1941/42)
Everyday life in the ghettos was managed by the so-called Jewish Councils. Their official task was to carry out the orders of the German occupiers. This mostly involved drawing up lists of ghetto....
The Lodz Ghetto Jewish Council (1941/42)
39.   Photo of the Villa at Wannsee 56-58, Location of the Wannsee Conference (January 20, 1942)
On January 1942, a secret meeting of high-ranking representatives of the SS, the government,....
Photo of the Villa at Wannsee 56-58, Location of the Wannsee Conference (January 20, 1942)
40.   A Resident of the Lodz Ghetto is Abused and Humiliated (1942)
Abuse and humiliation was part of everyday life for the Jewish inhabitants of Lodz and other ghettos....
A Resident of the Lodz Ghetto is Abused and Humiliated (1942)
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