The advancing Soviet troops met some resistance from remaining Nazi troops in the Polish city of Oświęcim, but by 3pm on 27 January 1945 they had captured the Main Camp and Auschwitz II-Birkenau.
SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich called the meeting in the Berlin suburb, in which he outlined the deportation of European Jews to extermination camps in Poland where they would be systematically murdered.
The Jewish population of Basel were massacred amidst accusations that they were responsible for causing the Black Death.
The origin for the scandal lay in the discovery of a ripped-up letter in a waste basket at the German Embassy in Paris.
Over three volumes Anne Frank recorded the relationships between the Frank family, the Van Pels family, and her father’s friend Fritz Pfeffer with whom they shared a confined hiding place in the ‘Secret Annexe’ above her father’s warehouse building.
Anti-Semitic attacks spread across England and reached York in March 1190.
Relations between Catholicism and Judaism cover a long, complex and violent history in which Christians revered the Jewish scriptures yet held Jews collectively responsible for the crucifixion of Jesus.
The Nuremberg Laws enshrined anti-semitic discrimination in the legal framework of the country through two pieces of legislation.
On the 12th June 1942, Anne Frank received a diary as a thirteenth birthday present from her father.
On the 15th September 1935, the German Reichstag passed the Nuremberg Laws that legally discriminated against Jews.