In January, 1942:
Mass killings of Jews using Zyklon-B began at
January 20, 1942:
Conference in Berlin. Heydrich outlined The
Final Solution: the plan to murder Europe's Jews, all 11 million
March 17, 1942:
Extermination began in the deathcamp Belzec
in occupied Poland. By the end of 1942 600,000 Jews murdered.
March 30, 1942:
First trainloads of Jews from Paris arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
In May, 1942:
Extermination began in the deathcamp Sobibor
in occupied Poland. Within a year 250,000 Jews murdered.
May 27, 1942:
June 30, 1942:
New York Times reported that over 1,000,000 Jews had already been
killed by the Nazis.
July 10, 1942:
The first medical
experiments began at Auschwitz.
Deportation of Dutch Jews to Auschwitz-Birkenau began.
July 22, 1942:
extermination camp opened in occupied Poland, east of Warsaw.
September 26, 1942:
SS began cashing in valuables of Jews from Auschwitz.
October 5, 1942:
All Jews in concentration camps in Germany to be sent to Auschwitz.
October 25, 1942:
Jews from Norway to be deported to Auschwitz.
In November, 1942:
The mass killing of 170,000 Jews in the area of Bialystok.
December 28, 1942:
Sterilization experiments on women at Birkenau began.