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From: Ken McVay 
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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: July 17
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X-Minsk: http://www.nizkor.org/ftp.cgi?orgs/einsatzgruppen/minsk.004

July 17

1941

Hitler appoints Alfred Rosenberg as Reichsminister for the
Occupied Eastern Territories. He is given a large degree of
control over the SS, including the power to reject summary
SS courts-martial decisions with respect to crimes committed
by non-Germans. (NCA II, 609-610)

1942

In Minsk, An SS Unterscharfuehrer reports that his unit excavated new pits
for mass burials.



                         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


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