1940

1940:
German forces continue their conquests in Europe: Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg, and France capitulate.

April 30, 1940:
Establishment of the first supervised Jewish ghetto in Lodz, Poland.

August 13, 1940:
The German air forces start the Battle of Britain.

October 15, 1940:
Establishment of the ghetto of Warschau.

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