TIH 020 2022 Final Solution

January 20, 2022: In history, on this day in 1942, Nazi officials met at Wannsee to discuss details of the “Final Solution” to the “Jewish Question.” Adolf Eichmann, chief of the Central Office of Jewish Emigration, met with fifteen other officials to devise plans for ridding Europe of all Jews. Various ideas were put forth. But the answer came several months later, when “gas vans” in Chelmo, Poland were used to kill 1000 people per day. It was seen as the most efficient way to deal with the Jewish Question. Minutes of the meeting in Wannsee were later used as evidence in the Nuremberg trials.

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