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November 15

1938

Jewish children are barred from attending German schools after today.
(Ruerup, 112)

1941

Between November 15, 1941 and December 14, 1942, 29 convoys with
28,564 German Jews arrived in Kovno and Riga. Of these, less than 800
survived the war. (Fleming, 67)

1943

Himmler issues a decree placing "nomadic" Gypsies and part-
Gypsies on the same status as Jews and calling for their
incarcertaion in concentration camps. (USHMM, 1993, p. 51)

One thousand one hundred forty-nine Dutch Jews are deported
to Auschwitz, followed the next day by a transport of 995.
(Ibid.)

The Germans open a new concentration camp at Ebensee as a
subsidiary of Mauthausen. It will hold twenth-seven thousand
prisoners working as forced laborers in underground pens for
V-rocket production. (Ibid.)

1944

The Portuguese representative in Budapest requests German
transit visas for seven hundred Hungarian Jews holding
protective passes. The request is denied with the
recommendation that if the Portugese have cases of
particular interest to them, they should [contact] the
German government about the matter. (USHMM, 1994, p. 67)


                       Work Cited

Fleming, Gerald. Hitler and the Final Solution. Berkely and Los
   Angeles: University of California Press, 1982

Ruerup, Reinhard, Ed., trans. By Werner T. Angress. Topography of
   Terror. Berlliner 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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