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26 Jun 1941

Poland
12 Feb 1943

Poland
16 Aug 1943

Poland
5 Dec 1943

Poland
  • German forces began a week-long operation to deport Jews from Bialystok, Poland. While about 10,000 were deported, unknown thousands of Jews were able to hide. 700 were killed while resisting. Most of those deported were sent to Treblinka, Majdanek, or Auschwitz Concentration Camps. ww2dbase [Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust | Bialystok | CPC]
27 Jul 1944

Poland
  • Bialystok in Poland, Dunaburg (Daugavpils) in Latvia, and Lviv in Ukraine were captured by Soviet forces; meanwhile, a major bridgehead was also established across the Vistula River near Magnuszew, Poland. ww2dbase [Operation Bagration | Bialystok | TH]
7 Nov 1944

Poland
  • 1,030 arrested Polish Home Army and other partisan fighters were placed on a special train at Bialystok, Poland for the NKVD-run Ostashkov Special Camp in Tver Oblast, Russia. ww2dbase [Bialystok | CPC]
12 Nov 1944

Poland
  • 1,014 arrested Polish Home Army and other partisan fighters were placed on a special train at Bialystok, Poland for the NKVD-run Ostashkov Special Camp in Tver Oblast, Russia. ww2dbase [Bialystok | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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