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1940

• 25 January 1940: Decision to build a concentration camp on the outskirts of Oświęcim (Auschwitz) near Kraków. 
• February 1940: First deportation of German Jews to Poland.
• April 1940: Germany occupies Denmark and Norway. 
• April 1940: Ghetto Łódź is built. 
• May 1940: Nazi Germany attacks the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. 
• July 1940: First anti-Jewish measures in occupied France. 
• November 1940: Ghetto in Krakow and Warsaw ghetto are built.

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