of the wooden synagogues there were destroyed. 158160 Salmonowicz 1994,. . 9 Slavic people living east of the pre-war German border were to be Germanized, enslaved or eradicated, 9 depending on whether they lived in the territories directly annexed into the German state or in the General Government. 10 Banned literature included maps, atlases and English - and French-language publications, including dictionaries. 1 2, policies aimed at cultural genocide resulted in the deaths of thousands of scholars and artists, and the theft and destruction of innumerable cultural artifacts.