Holocaust

1941 and 1942

1941

January 21-26, anti Jew riots take place in Romania, hundreds of Jews are butchered


Between July and October 148,000 Jews are murdered


June 22, Germany invaded the Soviet Union


September 28-29, 34,000 Jews are killed at Babi Yar outside Kiev


December 7, Pearl Harbor


December 11, US declares war on Japan and Germany

1942

By the end of 1942, 600,000 Jews are murdered


During the winter of 1942, many Jews from Germany, Greece, and Norway are all shipped to killing centers


In May extermination of Jews by gas begins in Sobibor


In October more than 250,000 Jews are killed in Sobibor


In June and July Jewish partisan groups are formed in the forests of Belorussian and the Baltic States, in July many Jews form armed resistance groups in Jewish ghettos like Kremenets, Lachva, and Mir

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