July 22, 1942 – Deportations from Warsaw ghetto to Treblinka begin

July 22, 1942 – Deportations from Warsaw ghetto to Treblinka begin

On this day in 1942, the systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto begins, as thousands are rounded up daily and transported to a newly constructed concentration/extermination camp at Treblinka, in Poland.

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July 7, 1942 – Himmler decides to begin medical experiments on Auschwitz prisoners

July 7, 1942 – Himmler decides to begin medical experiments on Auschwitz prisoners

On this day in 1942, Heinrich Himmler, in league with three others, including a physician, decides to begin experimenting on women in the Auschwitz concentration camps and to investigate extending this experimentation on males.

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