ANSWERS.COM- What year were Jews forced to wear the yellow Star of David?

1941. Polish Jews had been required to wear identifying marks since 1939, but on September 19, 1941 a specific rule was declared and signed by Reinhard Heydrich that immediately forced all Jews (over the age of six) still residing in Germany to wear a yellow Star of David stitched unto their garments in the upper left chest area. Then starting in 1942, this particular yellow ‘badge of shame’ requirement was then re-issued in both Western and Eastern Europe,throughout every country under Nazi occupation. These new yellow Star of David laws (Judenstern) applied to all Jews with the exception of Jewish children under 7 years old.

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