The Holcaust

Events

Hitler is appointed chancellor

1/30/1933

Hitler is appointed the chancellor by the current German President Paul von Hindenburg, German population of 556,000 Jews

Nazis prohibit Jews from owning land

September 29, 1933

The Nazi party prevent Jewish people from owning land in Germany

Jews are prohibited from being newspaper editors

October 4, 1933

the Jewish population is prohibited from editing newspaper due to the fact that they would give the Nazis a bad name

Hitler receives a 90% voter approval

August 19, 1934

Hitler receives a 90 percent 'Yes' vote from German voters approving his new powers as Chancellor of Germany

Nazi's invade Europe

May 10, 1940 - June 14th 1940

Nazis invade 4 European Countries including; France (Jewish pop. 350,000), Belgium (Jewish pop. 65,000), Holland (Jewish pop. 140,000), and Luxembourg (Jewish pop. 3,500).

Nazis occupy Bulgaria

1 March 1941 - 9 September 1944

Nazis invade Bulgaria which has a Jewish Population of 50,000. The military history of Bulgaria during World War II encompasses an initial period of neutrality until 1 March 1941, a period of alliance with the Axis Powers until 9 September 1944 (on 8 September, the Red Army entered Bulgaria) and a period of alignment with the Allies in the final year of the war.

Nazis invade Russia

June 22, 1941 - 5 Dec. 1941

"Operation Barbarossa" was the name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which was launched on Sunday 22 June 1941.

Reported tally of 229,052 Jews killed.

January 31, 1942

Einsatzgruppen were Schutzstaffel paramilitary death squads of Nazi Germany that were responsible for mass killings, primarily by shooting, during World War II

Germans surrender to Russian Troops

23 August 1942 - 2 February 1943

Germans surrender to Russian troops at Stalingrad in the first big defeat of Hitler's armies., The Battle of Stalingrad began in the summer of 1942, as German forces assaulted the city, a major industrial center and a potential strategic coup. But despite repeated attempts, the German 6th Army could not break past the adamantine defense by the Soviet 62nd Army

Auschwitz open pit burning

September 9, 1942

When the mass extermination of Jews began at Auschwitz in 1942, the corpses of the murdered people were initially buried in mass graves on the edges of the Birkenau camp. During his second visit to Auschwitz in July 1942, Heinrich Himmler ordered that they be exhumed and burned.

East Germany invaded by Russian troops

12th January 1945 - 2nd february 1945

The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other Allies, which encompassed Northern, Southern and Central and Eastern Europe from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945.

Battle of berlin

16th april 1945 - 2nd may 1945

The Battle of Berlin ended on 2 May. On that date, General der Artillerie Helmuth Weidling, the commander of the Berlin Defense Area, unconditionally surrendered the city to General Vasily Chuikov of the Soviet army.

Hitler commits suicide

April 30, 1945

Hitler moved into the Führerbunker, located 50 feet below the Chancellery buildings in Berlin. In this underground complex containing nearly thirty rooms on two separate floors, Hitler held daily briefings with his generals amid reports of the unstoppable Soviet advance into Berlin. After desertion of two of his generals, Hitler began preparations for his suicide.