Events for Friday 20th January 2012
On This Day in History
Wannsee Conference20th January 1942
Held in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee on 20 January 1942, the purpose of the conference was to inform heads of German Government Departments that had responsibility for various policies relating to Jews of Reinhard Heydrich's appointment as the sole executor of the "Final solution to the Jewish question", and to obtain their agreement to subordinate their policies to him.
Further ReadingThe Gestapo
(Hardback - 352 pages)
by Jacques Delarue
'This book won't let the world forget . . . It details the background of this terror organization and its formation, the personalities who created it – the Goerings, the Himmlers, the Heydrichs – and how each added to its refinement as an instrument of torture.' – New York Daily… Read more...Only £19.99 at Pen & Sword Books.