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Holocaust - Timeline 1940
Star of David and a public sign "Jews not allowed"
Dutch Government receives a telegramm from the Vatican stating an invasion is at hand.
Minister of Defense receives a warning from the Dutch military atttachee in Germany, stating that an invasion is at hand on the morning of may 10th.
Netherlands are invaded by the German army.
The Royal family leaves the Netherlands and travel to England.
The Government and HRM Queen Wilhelmina leave for England.
Rotterdam is bombed by the German "Luftwaffe".
Dutch armed forces capitulate with exception of the Dutch troops in the province of Zeeland.
Arthur Seys Inquart is named Reichskommissar of occupied Dutch territories.
The province of Zeeland capitulates to the German Army.
First broadcast of the Free Dutch Broadcasting Company from Paris.
Seys Inquart calls upon the Dutch people to support the Germans.
Hans Albin Rauter named as "Höheren SS- und Polizeiführer" in the Netherlands.
Operaton Dynamo. English troops retreat from Dunkirk.
Civil administration is reinstated.
Proclamation of Reichskommisar Seys Inquart stating Dutch law will be respected.
General der Flieger Christiansen appointed "Wehrmachtbefehlhaber in den Niederlanden".
Hitler decrees the release of all Dutch prisonors of war.
London Committee of the Dutch Red Cross established.
End of Operation Dynamo.
First issue of the "Deutsche Zeitung in die Niederlanden".
First Dutch POW send back to the Netherlands.
England and France at war with Italy.
Paris occupied by the Germans.
First issue of a resistance paper.
Bread distribution started.
Dutch "Staten Generaal" and "Raad van State" send home.
French-German truce is signed in the forest of Compiegne.
Dutch unemployed men had to offer themselves for work in Germany. Refusal was noted on the identity card.
Dutch General Winkelman published a letter about the bombing of Rotterdam.
To celibrate the birthday of HRH prince Bernhard, people wore a white carnation and thousands, including Winkelman, signed a list to congratulate the Prince.
Jewish volunteers are discharged from all Dutch air defense units.
The Mayor of the Hague discharged from office.
Dutch high commander taken to Germany as POW.
General der Flieger Christiansen warned Dutch soldiers to respect nazi symbols.
Dutch people were warned not to listen to the radio.
First large scale air attack on England. Battle of Britain started.
"Arbeitsdienst" was established.
All Dutch soldiers released. Officers who refused to sign a document promising to respect nazi laws send to Germany as POW.
Preperations for Operation Seelõwe, the invasion of England.
Start of the daylight bombing of England.
New political party "De Nederlansche Unie" established opposing the Dutch nazi party NSB.
First broadcast of "Radio Oranje" from London.
|Start air battle over the Channel.|
All Dutch abroad called to active duty.
Start of Operation Adler, the destruction of radar installations in South England.
First full scale air battle over London.
Luitenant ter Zee van Hamel arrived as a liasion officer for the resistance in the occupied Netherlands.
"Koninginnedag", the Queens birthday celebrated with flowers and orange ribbons.
First issue of the resistance newspaper "Vrij Nederland".
|Prime Minister in exile de Geer forced to resign after a pro German speech.|
Gerbrandy is appointed Prime Minister in exile, by HRM Queen Wilhemina.
Dutch government managers pledge not to appoint Jews as of this date.
Dutch SS established.
German air force is defeated over Great Britain. 185 German airplanes shot down.
Dutch resistance planned to send maps and military information to England.
US government reinstates mandatory military service.
Hitler stopped preperations for Operation Seelöwe.
Civil servants obliged to sign a statement of loyalty to the Germans.
Germany, Italy and Japan form the Axis alliance.
Jews in civil service are excluded from promotions.
Labour union under German rules.
All Dutch citizens over 15 obliged to own an ID card.
Non-Jewish government employees must sign a declaration of Aryan purity.
"Reicharbeitsburo" in the Netherlands established.
"Nederlandse Arbeidsdienst" established.
130 hostages taken because of the bad treatment of Germans in Indonesia.
High Military Court is suspended.
Dutch organisation "Winterhulp", a programme to accomodate German soldiers in the East, is established.
Jewish businesses must be reported to the Nazi authorities and registered.
Letter of protest from Dutch churches addressing the treatment of Jews is send to Reichskommissar Seyss-Inquart.
A curfy is declared, no one is allowed on the streets from 00.00 to 04.00.
Dancing is forbidden.
Public places must close at 23.00 hours
|Introduction of the new identification card.|
Distribution of eggs.
Decree issued regarding the resignation of Jewish doctors from government organizations. (Active as of may 1941)
Roosevelt president of the US (third time).
37 regional employment offices established, so the Germans could gain control over the Dutch unemployed.
Jews are fired and dismissed from all government positions.
Professor Cleveringa from the university of Leiden delivers a speech against dismissal of his Jewish colleague's.
Students protest in favor of Cleveringa.
University of Leiden is closed.
|Hitler prepares to attack Russia.|
Christmas speech of HRM Queen Wilhelmina on Radio Oranje.
Radio permits are announced.
Statement of President Roosevelt in which he declares the Allied Forces will win the war.