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World War I Begins
World War I Begins

World War I began in 1914, after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and lasted until 1918.

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Felix Goldberg Is Born In Kalisz, Poland
Felix Goldberg Is Born In Kalisz, Poland
World War I Ends
Bluma Tishgarten Is Born In Pinczow, Poland

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Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor Of Germany
Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor Of Germany
Adolf Hitler Named Chancellor in 1933
Adolf Hitler Named Chancellor in 1933

Source: The Greenville News

SS Opens Dachau Concentration Camp
SS Opens Dachau Concentration Camp
Boycott Of Jewish Owned Businesses In Germany Begins
Boycott Of Jewish Owned Businesses In Germany Begins
Buchenwald Concentration Camp Is Built In Germany
Buchenwald Concentration Camp Is Built In Germany

Buchenwald was one of the first and the largest of the concentration camps within Germany’s 1937 borders.

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Hermann Göring Warns All Jews To Leave Austria
Hermann Göring Warns All Jews To Leave Austria

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Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)
Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)

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World War II Begins
World War II Begins

Germany invades Poland on September 1, 1939.

Germany Invades Pinczow, Poland

Germans invade Bluma’s town of Pinczow. Bluma (age 13) and sister escape into nearby woods.

Felix Is Taken POW On Rosh Hashana
Felix Is An Inmate At Stalag III-A, Brandenburg
Felix Is An Inmate At Stalag III-A, Brandenburg
Auschwitz Death Camp Opens
Auschwitz Death Camp Opens
Felix Is Transferred To Lublin Ghetto
Felix Is Transferred To Lublin Ghetto

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Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
“A Date Which Will Live In Infamy”
“A Date Which Will Live In Infamy”
US Declares War On Germany, Italy & Japan
US Declares War On Germany, Italy & Japan
Felix Is An Inmate At Jutrosin Camp
Wannsee Conference
Wannsee Conference

High ranking Nazi officials meet at a villa in Berlin Germany. The Wannsee Conference is where Hitler’s Final Solution is first planned and set in motion.

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Extermination Feared by Jews In Poland
Extermination Feared by Jews In Poland

SOURCE: New York Times (p.28)

Riegner Telegram Alerts World Of Nazi Holocaust
Riegner Telegram Alerts World Of Nazi Holocaust
Bluma Is Taken To A HASAG Slave Labor Camp In Kielce
Bluma Is Taken To A HASAG Slave Labor Camp In Kielce
Felix Is Transferred To Rawitsch
New York Times Article References Holocaust
New York Times Article References Holocaust
NYT: 11 Allies Condemn Nazi War On Jews
NYT: 11 Allies Condemn Nazi War On Jews
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Begins
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Begins
Felix Is Transferred To Auschwitz
Bluma Is Transferred To Czestochowa Ghetto
Bluma Is Transferred To Czestochowa Ghetto

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D-Day: Allied Forces Invade Normandy, France
D-Day: Allied Forces Invade Normandy, France

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Discovery Of Concentration Camps And The Holocaust
Battle Of The Bulge Begins
Battle Of The Bulge Begins

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Bluma Is Transferred To Bergen-Belsen
Bluma Is Transferred To Bergen-Belsen
Felix Is A Participant In Death March From Auschwitz
Auschwitz Liberated By Russian Troops
Felix Arrives At Buchenwald From Gross Rosen
Felix Arrives At Buchenwald From Gross Rosen
Bluma Is Transferred To Burgau (Subcamp to Dauchau Concentration Camp)
Bluma Is Transferred To Kaufering
Bluma Is Transferred To Kaufering
Buchenwald Liberated By US Troops
Buchenwald Liberated By US Troops

Felix Goldberg among Jews in Buchenwald liberated by US Troops.

PHOTO: Felix Goldberg Buchenwald ID Card

Edward R. Murrow Radio Broadcast On The Liberation Of Buchenwald

CBS Newsman Edward R Murrow’s radio broadcast on the occasion of the liberation of Buchenwald.

Congressmen See Horrors of Nazi Camp
Congressmen See Horrors of Nazi Camp

Associated Press published in The State (Columbia SC).

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US Congressmen And Reporters Visit Buchenwald
Bluma Is Liberated From Kaufering VI In Turkhein Camp

Bluma (along with her sister) is liberated from Kaufering VI in Turkhein (subcamp to Dachau) camp by 12th Armored Division of US Army; transported to Holzhausen Hospital near Landsberg Germany.

TIME’s 1945 Report On The Horrors Of Dachau
TIME’s 1945 Report On The Horrors Of Dachau
Life Magazine’s 1945 Report On The German People
Life Magazine’s 1945 Report On The German People
Germany Surrenders
Germany Surrenders
Bluma Arrives At Landsberg Displaced Persons Camp
Bluma Arrives At Landsberg Displaced Persons Camp
Felix Goldberg’s Name On “List Of Jewish Survivors From Camp Buchenwald”

This list was prepared by the World Jewish Congress.

US Drops Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Japan
World War II Ends
World War II Ends

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Nuremberg Trials Begin
Nuremberg Trials Begin

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Lists of all persons of United Nations and other foreigners, German Jews and stateless persons
President Harry Truman becomes the first world leader to officially recognize Israel

On May 14 1948, President Harry Truman becomes the first world leader to officially recognize Israel as a legitimate Jewish state , only eleven minutes after its creation.

A Primer In Resettlement For Small Communities
A Primer In Resettlement For Small Communities

In May 1949, New Neighbors, a USNA newsletter, featured an article, “A Primer in Resettlement for Small Communities,” which described Columbia SC efforts to welcome displaced persons.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: A Primer In Resettlement For Small Communities

Newspaper Reports Capture of Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann
Newspaper Reports Capture of Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann
Auschwitz Trials (1963-1965)

The Frankfurt-Auschwitz Trials were the trials of twenty-two Nazi personnel who served at the Auschwitz Camp Complex between 1940 and 1945. The trials primarily took place in Frankfurt am Main between 20 December 1963 and 20 August 1965.

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