Hocaust timeline


anne frank is born

June 12 1929

Hitler comes to power

January 30 1933

At this time the Nazi Party takes power in Germany and they "temproarily" suspend civil liberties.

Public book burning

May 10 1933

Public burning of books written by Jews, political dissidents, and others not approved by the state


November 9 1938

Nazis terrorize Jews throughout Germany and Austria. 30,000 Jews are arrested

Germany invades Poland

September 1 1939

At 4:45 a.m., some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory

Jews get taken away

January 1 1940

Jews are deprived of their citizenship and other basic rights.


April 9 1940

Germany invades and occupies Denmark

Warsaw ghetto sealed

November 16 1940

Warsaw Ghetto sealed: contained abut 500,000 people

Operation Barbarossa

June 22 1941

On June 22, 1941, Adolf Hitler launched his armies eastward in a massive invasion of the Soviet Union: three great army groups with over three million German soldiers,

Jewish bage

September 1 1941

The Germans used the Jewish badge, Star of David, to harass,identify and isolate the Jews.

Denmark signs the ani Comintern pact

November 25 1941

Under intense German pressure Denmark signs the anti Comintern pact

Germans begin mass deportions

January 16, 1942

Germans begin mass deportations of nearly 100,000 Jews from the occupied Netherlands to the east (primarily to Auschwitz).

The Frank's go into hiding

July 1942

King Christian x angers hitler

September 26 1942

King Christian x angers hitler but his response to hitlers birthday telegram.

Japan bombs pearl harbor

December 7 1942

Just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii.

Danish workers

August 1943

Danish workers strike in seventeen cites number of sabotage acts rises sharply.

German security

September 17 1943

German security police break into offices of Jewish community center and take records of names and addresses of Jews

D day

June 6 1944

On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France.

The Frank's are found

August 4 1944

The end of the Danish people

September 19 1944

Germans arrest the Danish police and deport two thousand Danes to concentration camps

Anne frank dies

January 6 1945

The war in Europe ends VE Day

May 8 1945

Hitler commits suicide

August 30 1945

Japan surrenders

September 2 1945

Japan surrenders; end of World War II

nuremberg trials

November 20, 1945

nuremberg trials Begins