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January 5

1919

The National Socialist German Workers' Party, as the Nazi
Party was formally named, was founded as the German Workers'
Party in Munich. Adolf Hitler becomes its seventh member in
September. (Goldhagen, 85)

January 5-7

1943

In a major operation in the Lvov ghetto, German forces kill
ten thousand Jews and deport thousands of others.
Thereafter, the ghetto becomes a Judenarbeitslager, or
Jewish forced-labor camp, and the Judenrat, or Jewish
Council, is dissolved. (USHMM, 1993. Pg. 19)

                         Work Cited

Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah. Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary G
   ermans 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

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