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1943: Death and Resistance
 pg. 459 
As Allied bombing continued to disable or destroy factories on German soil, German industrialists sought new locations where slave labor could keep production running. Following the bombing of the Krupp fuse plant in Essen in March 1943, a new Krupp factory was built at Auschwitz. These slave laborers do the dirty work.
Photo: Main Commission for the Investigation of Nazi War Crimes / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archive
With a benevolent Winston Churchill in the foreground and tanks and planes in the background, this recruiting poster calls upon members of the Yishuv (Jewish community in Palestine) to join the British effort to defeat the Axis powers. Although the British resisted creating a separate Jewish combat division, in 1940 they formed Jewish coastal artillery batteries and infantry companies as part of the British force in Palestine.
Photo: Central Zionist Archives / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archive
Hans Frank (right), governor-general of Occupied Poland, hosts SS chief Heinrich Himmler at a dinner held at the Wewel castle in Kraków, Poland, in June 1943. Frank objected to Himmler's complete control of the "Jewish problem" in Poland and the decision to use the Generalgouvernement as a dumping ground for Jews. His protests to Hitler were to no avail, as Himmler's SS retained supreme authority over the "Final Solution."
Photo: Museum of the History of Photography / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archive
 June 12, 1943: In the Lódz (Poland) Ghetto, the chiefs of Jewish police are forced to witness Nazi executions of recaptured ghetto escapees: 23-year-old Hersch Fejgelis, 29-year-old Mordecai Standarowicz, and 31-year-old Abram Tandowski.
 June 15, 1943: A coal-mine labor camp at Jaworzno, Poland, near Auschwitz, opens.
 June 15, 1943: SS Lieutenant-General Richard Glücks, chief of the Concentration Camp Inspectorate, orders that sensitive buildings at Auschwitz be relocated from prying eyes.
 June 15, 1943: At the Janówska death pits at Lvov, Ukraine, hundreds of Jewish slave laborers are forced to exhume corpses of Jews, plunder them for jewelry and gold dental work, and then burn the corpses to destroy evidence of the killings.
 June 16, 1943: SS chief Heinrich Himmler allows a transfer of Jewish prisoners from the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp to the Sachsenhausen, Germany, concentration camp for medical experiments involving jaundice.
 June 16, 1943: Dr. Nina Jurezkaya, a physician who escaped from the Minsk (Belorussia) Ghetto to nearby forests, is recaptured, tortured, and shot.
1943: Death and Resistance
 pg. 459 
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