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March 12

1933

Germans living in Gedern (Hessen) broke into the houses of
the town's Jews and brutalized them. One was beaten so badly
that he had to spend a year in hospital. (Goldhagen, 94)

1943

German occupation authorities in Holland issue an order that
all Jews residing in eight out of the country's eleven
provinces are to be sent to the Vught concentration camp
(also known by the Dutch name `s Hertogenbosch.) (USHMM
1993, p. 27)

1944

Hitler orders implementation of Operation Margarethe, the
code name for the occupation of Hungary. (USHMM 1994, 32)

German troops and Ukrainian nationalists burn the village of
Plikorov near Lvov, killing 385 people. The inhabitants were
accused of helping the partisans. (Ibid.)



                         Work Cited

Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah. Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans 
   and the Holocaust.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996

USHMM (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). Fifty
   Years Ago: Revolt Amid the Darkness: Days of Remembrance,
   April 18-25, 1993. Washington, D.C.: 1993
                              
USHMM (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). Fifty
   Years Ago: Darkness Before Dawn: Days of Remembrance, April
   3-10, 1994. Washington, D.C.: 1994



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