January 20, 1942: At the Wannsee conference, named after a suburb of Berlin, senior Nazi officials discussed and determine “the Final Solution” –extermination of the Jewish population. This photograph shows an invitation sent by Reinhard Heydrich, chief official in charge of “the Final Solution,” to Martin Luther, currently on display at the Wannsee Conference House Memorial in Berlin. Source: House of the Wannsee Conference Memorial and Educational Site.
Fencing event between Germany and Italy in Berlin. Head of sport of Reich Hans von Tschammer und Osten (first from left) and President of the Reich Fencing Association, Director of the Reich Main Security Office Reinhard Heydrich greet players of both teams. 1941-03-08