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10 May 1940Germany extends the war to Western Europe; the Wehrmacht invades Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
5 September 1940The ’Nuremberg Laws’ are introduced in German-occupied Luxembourg.
29 March 1943The Reich Security Main Office orders the deportation of Roma and Sinti from German-occupied territories and countries (Belgium, Bialystok district, Alsace, Lorraine, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and northern France) to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp.
22 April 1943Hans Braun and two of his cousins are deported from Luxembourg-Grund prison to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp. This is the only known direct deportation of members of the minority from German-occupied Luxembourg to Auschwitz.
12 October 1943Order to record the civil status of Poles, ‘Zigeuner’ and ‘Ostarbeiter’ in the districts of Esch/Alzette, Diekirch and Grevenmacher, German-occupied Luxembourg, for the issue of income tax cards for the year 1944.