Nazis gathered at this villa in Wannsee, outside Berlin, to plan the elimination of European Jewry

Nazis convened by Gestapo head Reinhard Heydrich at a villa in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee draft the plans for the “Final Solution” to the existence of European Jewry. The plans call for a shift from the promotion of Jewish emigration to a policy of deportation and resettlement in conquered territory to the east, where Jews would be imprisoned in deadly labor camps.

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