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1938

"The Reich Labor Exchange and Unemployment Insurance issued a decree 
ordering all unemployed Jews to register for compulsory labor." (Friedlaender, 319)

1943

The U.S. Senate adopts a resolution urging the creation of a
special agency to aid in the rescue of European Jews, but
the resolution bogs down in the House. (USHMM, 1993, p. 52)

In a letter to Hitler's Chancellory, Bishop Theophilius
Wurm, the senior Protestant churchman in Germany, protests
the arrest of non-Aryan Protestants and says Allied air
attacks on German cities are God's retaliation for German
maltreatment of the Jews. (Ibid.)

1944

Two deportation transports from Bolzano leave for
Ravensbrueck and Flossenbuerg concentration camps. (USHMM, 1994, p. 70)

                          Work Cited

Friedlaender, Saul. Nazi Germany and the Jews, Volume I: The Years of
   Persecution, 1933-1939. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1997

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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