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July 1

1940

The foundation was poured for a two-retort crematorium 
furnace at Auschwitz, according to the D-57253 furnace
blueprint, as ordered from Topf u. Soehne in Erfurt.
Prisoners poured the foundation. (Czech et al, p. 122)

1941

Several hundred Soviet POWs arrived at Auschwitz and were
housed in Block 11. They were employed digging sand from 
the gravel pits behind the camp kitchen and near the SS
sentry house. Within a few days, they had been murdered
while working. SS men shot them to death with small calibre
handguns and kapos beat them to death with shovels and
pickaxes. (Czech et al, p. 134)

1943

An amendment to the Reich Citizenship Law is promulgated,
declaring that Jews are no longer protected by the civil
courts. (USHMM 1993, 38)

The Thirteenth Ordinance under The Reich Citizen Law of 1
July 1943 (RGBI, 1943, Part I, p. 372), signed by Bormann,
completely excluded Jews from the ordinary courts and handed
them over to the exclusive jurisdiction of Himmler's police.
(1422-PS; see also 3085-PS)(NCA II, 902, Ruerup, 119)

The Thirteenth Ordinance under The Reich Citizen Law (RGB1,
1943, Part I, p. 372), signed by Bormann, completely
excluded Jews from the ordinary courts and handed them over
to the exclusive jurisdiction of Himmler's police. (1422-PS;
see also 3085-PS) (NCA II, 901)

1944

A German transport carrying two thousand Hungarian-Jewish
women prisoners to Buchenwald concentration camp is hit by
Allied bombs; 266 prisoners are killed. (USHMM 1994, 48)

                         Work Cited
                              
Czech, Danuta, Stanslaw Klodzinski, Aleksander Lasik, 
   Andrezej Strezecki, eds. "Auschwitz 1940 - 1945. Central 
   Issues in the History of the Camp, Volume V. 
   Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum: Oswiecim 2000.

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

Ruerup, Reinhard, Ed., trans. By Werner T. Angress. Topography of
   Terror. Berliner Festspiele GmbH, Berlin: 1987

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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