Generalplan Ost

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Generalplan Ost- plan to transform territories into German lebensraum. 30-40 million too many Slavs in these territories that had to be reduced by either killing or being starved & pushed into the wastelands of Siberia. All of this was planned before Germany encountered any resistance whatsoever, & under the assumption that the Soviet regime would collapse very quickly Gap in documents: none of them say what is going to happen explicitly to the Soviet Jews. Selective mass murder- killing every communist, every Jewish leadership, expansion to all adult male Jews, but it was not a total & systematic murder of the entire Jewish population Barbarossa- code name for the German invasion of the Soviet Union Babi Yar- shooting of 30,000 Jews in 2 days in what was one of the largest, single massacres of this campaign so far War of Destruction- Spring 1941 Total mass murder of Soviet Jewry- Hitler in July, Himmler in last weeks of July, &
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HIST 262 taught by Professor Browning during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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