Resistance Organization set up in the Kovno Ghetto.
Tuvia Bielski organizes the first partisan base in the Naliwiki forests, Western Byelorussia.
"Unified Partisan Organization" (FPO) set up in the Vilna Ghetto.
JANUARY 20, 1942
Wannsee Conference. Here the details of the plan for the Final Solution, to exterminate eleven million European Jews, were drafted.
Belgian Jews establish a mutual aid organization ("Comite de Defense Juive).
MARCH 1, 1942
Extermination begins at Sobibor. By October 1943, 250,000 Jews had been murdered there.
MARCH 17, 1942
Extermination begins at Belzec. By the end of 1942, 600,000 Jews had been murdered there.
MARCH 26, 1942
Deportation of 60,000 Slovakian Jews, some to Auschwitz, others to Majdanek.
Anti-Fascist bloc established in the Warsaw Ghetto.
JUNE 1, 1942
Jews in France and Holland required to wear identifying stars.
JUNE 1, 1942
Treblinka extermination camp opened;700,000 Jews murdered there by August 1943.
JUNE 28, 1942
German and Italian armies reach El Alamein: danger of attack in Suez area.
Gizi Fleischman organizes the underground "Working Group" in Czechoslovakia. Founding of the General Staff of the Jewish Maquis in Lyons, France.
Beginning of the large-scale "Aktion" in the Warsaw Ghetto. By September 13th, 300,000 Jews had been deported to Treblinka.
Armed resistance, during the liquidation of the Nieswiez Ghetto, Western Byelorussia
JULY 28, 1942
"Jewish Fighting Organization" (Z.O.B.) set up in the Warsaw Ghetto
AUGUST 9, 1942
Armed resistance during the liquidation of the Mir Ghetto, Western Byelorussia
AUGUST 12, 1942
Consultations between Churchill and Stalin in Moscow.
"Aktion" in Lwow Ghetto. 40,000 Jews deported to extermination camps.
SEPTEMBER 3, 1942
Armed resistance during the liquidation of the Uhava Ghetto, Western Byelorussia.
SEPTEMBER 23, 1942
Armed resistance during the liquidation of the Tutzin Ghetto, Western Ukraine. An armed group organized and led by Moshe Geldenman escapes from the Kurtz Ghetto, Western Ukraine, to engage in partisan operations in the area.
OCTOBER 4, 1942
All Jews still in concentration camps in germany are sent to death camp at Auschwitz.
NOVEMBER 2, 1942
British victorious over the Germans and Italians in the battle for El Alamein.
NOVEMBER 19, 1942
Major counter-attack by the Soviet Army in the Stalingrad region.
DECEMBER 17, 1942
The Allies resolve to inflict punishment on the exterminators of the Jewish people.
DECEMBER 22, 1942
Jewish Combat Organization set up in Cracow: attacks on German soldiers.