Did You Know…?

..September 1, 1939 the Nazi Third Reich invaded Poland, marking the start of WWII?

  • Sep 3, 1939, two days later France and Great Britain declared war on Germany.
  • Fall, 1940 Warzsaw Ghetto enclosed by a wall.
  • September 1, 1941 all Jews 6 years and older within German annexed areas required to wear a Star of David.
  • Sep 5, 1942 death penalty announced for anyone helping Jews.
  • Sep 20, 1943 approximately 7200 Danish Jews escape to Sweden in a flotilla.
  • Aug 9, 1944 Nazis liquidate the Lodz Ghetto.
  • Sep 2, 1945 Japan surrenders and WWII ends.
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