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January 29

1943

In a secret circular transmitting OKH instructions, Martin
Bormann provided for the enforcement of labor demands on
Prisoners of War through the use of fire-arms and corporal
punishment. (656-PS)(NCA-02, 903)

German officials in Prague dissolve the Jewish Religious
Congregation, the supreme authority for Czechoslovakia's
Jewish communities. On February 8 the German authorities
create a more compliant body known as the Council of Jewish
Elders. (USHMM, 1993. Pg. 21)

Ernst Kaltenbrunner, the SS and Police Leader for the
Ostmark (incorporated Austria), is named head of the RSHA,
which encompasses the Gestapo and the Security Service, as
successor to the assassinated Reinhard Heydrich. (USHMM,
1993. Pg. 21)

Implementing regulations by the Reich Security Main Office to
Himmler's so-called "Auschwitz Directive" of December 16, 1942:
"Gypsies of mixed blood, Romany Gypsies and Balkan Gypsies" are to be
taken to Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Gypsies from all over Europe
are being deported to the "Gypsy camp" 
which has been established in Auschwitz-Birkenau. (Ruerup, 125)


1944

The head of the Italian police orders that all Jewish
communities within the RSI be dissolved by the next month.
(USHMM, 1994. Pg. 27)

A transport with 245 prisoners sent by the Bialystok Gestapo
arrives at Stutthof concentration camp. (Ibid.)

                         Work Cited
                              
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: 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

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


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