holocaust

A 1938 Nazi Law Forced Jews to Register Their Wealth—Making It Easier to Steal

From Smithsonian.com by Lorraine Boisseault: The new law came mere weeks after the Anschluss, Nazi Germany’s annexation of Austria. On April 26, 1938, the “Decree for the Reporting of Jewish-Owned Property” issued by Hitler’s government took effect, requiring all Jews in… Read More ›

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

From the Holocaust Encyclopedia of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum  On April 19, 1943, the Warsaw ghetto uprising began after German troops and police entered the ghetto to deport its surviving inhabitants. By May 16, 1943, the Germans had… Read More ›