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1942: The "Final Solution"
 pg. 332 
Jan Kubis, the man who threw the grenade that mortally wounded Reinhard Heydrich, was killed during the gun battle at St. Cyril's crypt. The killing of Kubis, however, did not quiet Hitler's fury. The German chancellor ordered a series of reprisal operations.
Photo: Czechoslovak News Agency / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archive
News of Heydrich's death on June 4 enraged Hitler and prompted Nazi officials to enlist help to locate his killers. This bilingual poster advertised a reward of ten million Czech crowns for information leading to the capture of Heydrich's assassins.
Photo: Czechoslovak News Agency / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archive
A typed radio message announced the havoc wreaked on the town of Lidice in retribution for the assassination of Heydrich. On the day prior to the destruction of Lidice, Hitler issued the following warning: "Nothing will prevent me from expelling millions of Czechs if they are not prepared for a peaceful life together." The massacre at Lidice sent a clear message to anyone thinking about opposing the Nazi regime. This poster was created by the U.S. Office of War Information.
Photo: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archive
 June 20-October 9, 1942: 13,776 Jews are deported from Vienna to Theresienstadt.
 June 24, 1942: Thousands of Lvov, Ukraine, Jews are killed at Janówska, Ukraine, and Piaski, Poland.
 June 25, 1942: An article in the London Daily Telegraph reports, "More than 700,000 Polish Jews have been slaughtered by the Germans in the greatest massacres in the world's history."
 June 26, 1942: The British broadcast information about the plight of Jews in Occupied Poland.
1942: The "Final Solution"
 pg. 332 
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