Newsgroups: soc.history,soc.culture.jewish,alt.revisionism Subject: Holocaust Calendar: July 1 From: Ken McVay
Organization: The Nizkor Project http://www.nizkor.org/ Followup-To: alt.revisionism X-Remember: http://www.nizkor.org [Follow-ups set] July 1 1940 The foundation was poured for a two-retort crematorium furnace at Auschwitz, according to the D-57253 furnace blueprint, as ordered from Topf u. Soehne in Erfurt. Prisoners poured the foundation. (Czech et al, p. 122) 1941 Several hundred Soviet POWs arrived at Auschwitz and were housed in Block 11. They were employed digging sand from the gravel pits behind the camp kitchen and near the SS sentry house. Within a few days, they had been murdered while working. SS men shot them to death with small calibre handguns and kapos beat them to death with shovels and pickaxes. (Czech et al, p. 134) 1943 An amendment to the Reich Citizenship Law is promulgated, declaring that Jews are no longer protected by the civil courts. (USHMM 1993, 38) The Thirteenth Ordinance under The Reich Citizen Law of 1 July 1943 (RGBI, 1943, Part I, p. 372), signed by Bormann, completely excluded Jews from the ordinary courts and handed them over to the exclusive jurisdiction of Himmler's police. (1422-PS; see also 3085-PS)(NCA II, 902, Ruerup, 119) The Thirteenth Ordinance under The Reich Citizen Law (RGB1, 1943, Part I, p. 372), signed by Bormann, completely excluded Jews from the ordinary courts and handed them over to the exclusive jurisdiction of Himmler's police. (1422-PS; see also 3085-PS) (NCA II, 901) 1944 A German transport carrying two thousand Hungarian-Jewish women prisoners to Buchenwald concentration camp is hit by Allied bombs; 266 prisoners are killed. (USHMM 1994, 48) Work Cited Czech, Danuta, Stanslaw Klodzinski, Aleksander Lasik, Andrezej Strezecki, eds. "Auschwitz 1940 - 1945. Central Issues in the History of the Camp, Volume V. Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum: Oswiecim 2000. 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 Ruerup, Reinhard, Ed., trans. By Werner T. Angress. Topography of Terror. Berliner 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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