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After the Nazis assumed power in 1933, German and Austrian Jews began to face ever increasing restrictions. In 1939 with the outbreak of World War II and the Nazi invasion of Eastern Europe, the Jewish populations of Poland, Lithuania and Romania came under Nazi control and anti-Jewish measures were applied.     more... »
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP) founded in 1919 and brought to power in 1933 under Adolf Hitler.