First deportations from Pomerania (Stettin, Stralsund) to Lublin, Poland.
Germany invades Denmark and Norway.
Secret order by the High Command of the Armed Forces: Discharge persons of mixed blood and husbands of Jewish women.
Himmler directive to establish a concentration camp at Auschwitz.
First guarded ghetto established in Lodz, Poland.
Germany invades Holland, Belgium, and France.
French army surrenders. Marshal Petain signs armistice with Germany.
Anti-Jewish racist laws passed in Rumania.
Anti-Jewish laws (Statut des Juifs) passed by Vichy government in France.
Order for the establishment of the Warsaw Ghetto.
"Aktion Burckel": Deportation of Jews from Alsace-Lorraine, Saarland, and Baden to Southern France, then in 1942, to Auschwitz.
Hermetic sealing of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Hungary, Rumania, and Slovakia join the Axis powers.