#OnThisDay in 1939 the Nazis decreed that Jews in Poland must wear a Star of David on their right arm. This continued until September 1941, when all Jews in occupied Europe over the age of six were required to wear a yellow Star of David. #OTD

Learn more: https://www.hmd.org.uk/resource/23-november-1939-introduction-of-a-star-badge-for-polish-jews/
The Nazi policy of forcing Jews to wear a star was an act of symbolisation which aimed to divide the Jewish and non-Jewish population. Symbolisation is one of the ten stages of genocide and has been used to divide communities in the lead up to genocides that have happened since.
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