Nazis order Jews to wear yellow stars 70 years ago today

The Yellow Star of David

(Monday, September 1, 1941) — The requirement to wear the yellow Star of David with the word Jude (German for Jew) inscribed was extended today to all Jews over the age of six in the Reich and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (by a decree issued today signed by Reinhard Heydrich), effective Sept. 19, 1941.

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