A historical timeline

The history of the Holocaust is very complex, with numerous events taking place at different times and in different places. This timeline puts those various events in chronological order. Key dates in history are accompanied by text and image.

20/ 10 1940

Anti-Jewish measure of “Jewish businesses”

The Militärverwaltung ordered the registration of “Jewish businesses” in October 1940. Jewish cafés, restaurants and hotels had to identify themselves as such by displaying a poster in three languages.