Birth of Odilo Globocnik, Key Nazi Figure in Holocaust Hot

Odilo Globocnik is born. Globocnik will become a key Nazi figure in the Holocaust. Under Heinrich Himmler's orders, he will be responsible for liquidating the Warsaw and Bialystok ghettos, constructing the Belzec extermination camp, and creating the network of work camps in Lublin.

It is believed that he oversees, and will thus be responsible for, the deaths of over 1.5 million Jews from Poland, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Russia, and other European nations.

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