Einsatzgruppe Egypt
Einsatzgruppe Egypt (German: Einsatzgruppe Ägypten) was a special mobile SS death squad, which was to carry out a mass killing of Jews in British mandate of Palestine similar to the way they operated ...
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Israel's Department Store
Israel's Department Store (German: Kaufhaus N. Israel or Kaufhaus Nathan Israel), also Nathan Israel's Department Store and House of Israel), was a department store in Berlin. The business was started...
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Ninth Fort massacres of November 1941
The Ninth Fort massacres of November 1941 were two separate mass shootings of 4,934 German Jews in the Ninth Fort near Kaunas, Lithuania. These were the first systematic mass killings of German Jews d...
Slutsk Affair
The Slutsk Affair refers to the massacre of thousands of Jews and others that occurred in Slutsk, Belarus in the Soviet Union, in October 1941, near the city of Minsk while under German occupation dur...
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Daugavpils Ghetto
Following the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany in the summer of 1941, the Daugavpils Ghetto (German: Ghetto Dünaburg) was established in an old fortress near Daugavpils. Daugavpils is the seco...
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Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz
Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz (German: ethnic self-defense or self-protection) also known as Selbstschutz battalions were a paramilitary organisation consisting of ethnic German Volksdeutsche mobili...
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List of Einsatzgruppen
Einsatzgruppen (German for "task forces", "deployment groups"; singular Einsatzgruppe; official full name Einsatzgruppen der Sicherheitspolizei und des SD) were Schutzstaffel (SS) paramilitary death s...
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Lithuanian Security Police
The Lithuanian Security Police, also referred to as Saugumas (Lithuanian: Saugumo policija), was a Lithuanian Nazi collaborationist police force that operated from 1941 to 1944. It had a staff of ...
Spandau Synagogue
Spandau Synagogue was a synagogue at 12 Lindenufer in Spandau, Berlin. It was also known as Spandauer Vereinssynagoge (i.e. Spandau private synagogue).The synagogue was built in 1894–1895 and was dest...
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Burning of the Riga synagogues
The burning of the Riga synagogues occurred in 1941, during the first days of the World War II Nazi German occupation of the city of Riga, the capital and largest city in the country of Latvia. Many ...
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Kamianets-Podilskyi Massacre
Kamianets-Podilskyi (Kam'yanets'-Podil's'kyy), a city in the western Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union, was occupied by German forces during the invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941.Shortly ...
Valley of Death (Bydgoszcz)
Valley of Death (Polish: Dolina Śmierci) in Fordon, Bydgoszcz, northern Poland, is a site of Nazi German mass murder committed at the beginning of World War II; and a mass grave of 1,200 – 1,400 P...
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Arthur Löwenstamm
Rabbi Dr Arthur Löwenstamm (also spelt Loewenstamm) (20 December 1882 in Ratibor, Upper Silesia – 22 April 1965 in Manchester, England) was a Jewish theologian, writer and rabbi in Berlin and in Lond...
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Dünamünde Action
The Dünamünde Action (Aktion Dünamünde) was an operation launched by the Nazi German occupying force and local collaborationists in Biķernieki forest, near Riga, Latvia. Its objective was to execute J...
The Holocaust
The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, "the catastrophe"), was a genocide in which approximately ...
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Kristallnacht
Kristallnacht ([kʁɪsˈtalnaχt]; ), also referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, or Reichskristallnacht [ˌʁaɪçs.kʁɪsˈtalnaχt], Pogromnacht [poˈɡʁoːmnaχt], and Novemberpogrome [noˈvɛmbɐpoɡʁoːmə], was a...
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Friedrich Jeckeln
Friedrich August Jeckeln (2 February 1895, Hornberg, Baden  – 3 February 1946) was an SS-Obergruppenführer who served as an SS and Police Leader in the occupied Soviet Union during World War II. ...
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Rudolf Lange
Rudolf Lange (18 April 1910 – 23 February 1945?) was a prominent Nazi police official. He served as commander of the Sicherheitsdienst (SD) and Sicherheitspolizei (SiPo) in Riga, Latvia. He attended t...
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Liepāja massacres
The Liepāja massacres were a series of mass executions, many in public or semi-public, in and near the city of Liepāja ( Libau), on the west coast of Latvia in 1941 after the Nazi occupation of Latvia...
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Bloody Sunday (1939)
Bloody Sunday (German: Bromberger Blutsonntag; Polish: Krwawa niedziela) was a name given by the Nazi-propaganda officials to a sequence of events that took place in Bydgoszcz (German: Bro...
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Drohobych Ghetto
Drohobycz Ghetto or Drohobych Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of Polish Jews in the city of Drohobycz after ...
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Ponary massacre
The Ponary Massacre (Polish: zbrodnia w Ponarach) was the mass murder of up to 100,000 people, mostly Jews, but also Russians, Poles, Lithuanians and others, by German SD, SS and Lithuanian Nazi c...
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Franz Walter Stahlecker
Franz Walter Stahlecker (10 October 1900 – 23 March 1942) was Commander of the Sicherheitspolizei (Sipo) and the Sicherheitsdienst (SD) (German: Befehlshaber der Sipo und des SD; BdS) for the Reic...
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Kielce cemetery massacre
The Kielce cemetery massacre refers to an event that occurred on May 23, 1943, in which 45 Jewish children who had survived the Kielce ghetto and concentration camps were brought to the Pakosz cemeter...
Latvian Auxiliary Police
Latvian Auxiliary Police was a paramilitary force created from Latvian volunteers by the Nazi German authorities who occupied the country in June 1941. Composed of local fascists, rightist members of ...
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