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From: Ken McVay 
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Subject: Holocaust Calendar: July 23
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July 23

1938

Jews are required to carry special identification cards as of January
1, 1939. (Ruerup, 112)

1941

Wilhelm Keitel, Chief of the OKW, orders that German troops
should resort to terrorism in order to crush the
population's will in occupied Russia; the order held that
legal punishments were inadequate in so great an area. (NCA II, 533)

1942

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

The gas chambers at Treblinka, an Aktion Reinhard death
camp, became operational. (Goldhagen, 157)
                              

                         Work Cited

Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah. Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans 
   and the Holocaust.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996

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



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