January 20, 1942:
"Wannsee Conference": meeting of high-ranking civil servants and SS-officers concerned with the organisation and implementation of the genocide of the European Jews.
beginning Liqidation of Polish ghettos and deportation of their inhabitants to the extermination camps Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka ("Aktion Reinhardt").
September 1, 1942:
Decree of the Ministry of the Interior declaring assets of concentration camp victims as state property.