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Reichsfuehrer-SS Heinrich Himmler reviews a unit of SS-police in Krakow in the company of Friedrich- Wilhelm Krueger.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 60389

Reichsfuehrer-SS Heinrich Himmler reviews a unit of SS-police in Krakow in the company of Friedrich- Wilhelm Krueger.

Later that evening, Himmler met with General governor Hans Frank. At that meeting, Himmler communicated the message that by the end of 1942 half of all Jews in the General Government will be murdered. The following day, March 14, deportation actions to the Belzec killing center began in the ghettos of Lvov and Lublin. [Himmler Dienstkalender, pp. 378-79]

Date
1942 March 13
Variant Locale
Krakau
Cracow
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of James Blevins
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Record last modified: 2005-02-09 00:00:00
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