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[Follow-ups set]
June 23

1933

Hermann Goering issues a police directive (Ministerial-Blatt
fuer die Preussische innere Verwaltung, 1933, p. 731) to
suppress all activities of the Social Democratic Party,
including meetings and press, and ordered confiscation of
all its property. (NCA II, 421)

1939

A confidential letter from Martin Bormann to The Minister of
Education reported the Party's decision to order the
suppression of numerous Divinity Schools (123-PS). (NCA II, 900)

1941

Gestapo head Mueller issues directives to the Gestapo office in the German
border city of Tilsit to set up Einsatkommando Tilsit (mobile killing
group) to remove Jews from the nearly Lithuanian border area. (Breitman,
43)

1944

An International Red Cross commission, consisting of two
Danish officials and one Swiss representative, inspect the
Theresienstadt (Terezin) ghetto; the visit lasts only six
hours. The prisoners were instructed on how to behave
during this inspection and are compelled to give positive
reports about ghetto conditions. (USHMM 1994, 46-7)

A resolution by the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the
U.S. House of Representatives supports the activities of
the War Refugee Board and promises retribution against
those responsible for atrocities in all occupied territory,
particularly in Hungary. (USHMM 1994, 47)

Between June 23 and July 14, Seven thousand one hundred
ninety-six residents of the Lodz ghetto are deported to
Chelmno, where they are killed. (USHMM 1994, 47)

                              

                         Work Cited

Breitman, Richard. Official Secrets. New York: Hill & Wang, 1998                              
NCA II. Office of the United States Chief of Counsel for
   Prosecution of Axis Criminality. Nazi Conspiracy and
   Aggression, Volume II. Washington: United States Government
   Printing Office, 1946

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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