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One by one, stacked up like a pile of mud waiting to get burned. The conflagration that was set on the pile of people rose to almost 100ft into the air (Some people believe that this was Hitler's way of showing power to all nations). The only thing left of the people that were burnt were some of their clothes and shoes, which are scattered all over the floor. This incident calls itself the "Holocaust." Holocaust originally means a religious practice in which an offering was entirely consumed by fire. In current usage, holocaust refers to any widespread human catastrophe, but when written Holocaust, it refers to the almost complete chaos of the Jews in Europe by Nazi Germany. The
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"HOLOCAUST" During World War II, the Germans slaughtered millions of innocent Europeans: Jews, Gypsies, Slavs and other as well as untold thousands of mentally and physically challenged individuals. Holocaust was any widespread human disaster, but when written holocaust, its special meaning is the almost compete destruction of the Jews in Europe by nazi Germany. When Nazi government came to power in Germany in January 1933, it immediately began to take systematic measures against the Jews. From 1933 to 1939, the nazi party, agencies of the government, banks, and business enterprise made planned effort to eliminate Jews from economic life. Jews lost their jobs
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Moral indifference. I suppose this statement can have many meanings, but to me it means someone knows something they are doing is wrong but they do not care if it is right or wrong they still go through with it. I feel this is one of the main reasons why the horrible, terrifying period called the Holocaust happened and lasted so long. There were thousands of Americans, Germans, and other Europeans who knew of all the horrific torturing and executions of Jews at the death camps, but still no one said anything and no one stopped the Nazi's from completely taking over the lives of many Jews. I think Reverend Martin Niemoller words really summarize moral indifference because at the end of his
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“Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed....Never shall I forget those moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never shall I forget these things, even if I am condemned to live as long as God Himself. Never.” This quotation, taken from Elie Wiesel’s Night, sums up the unspeakable horrors of the Holocaust and the terrible experiences of those who lived through it.
The word ‘Holocaust’ is derived from the Greek word “Holcauston.” The word “holo” meaning “whole” and “causton” meaning “burned.” It was often used when referring to an animal sacrifice on an
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The central theme of the Holocaust was death, destruction, and loss for so many people. There are so many horrible memories that are left behind from millions. Six million Jews and millions of non-Jews were killed between 1933-1945. The Hebrew translation of Holocaust is offered up; it signifies a burnt offering or offered whole unto the Lord.It is a religious significance. The Nazis spoke of the Jews as "The Final Solution of the Jewish Problem." They defined Jews as a problem to everyone. Their intention was total-to end Jewish history, to eliminate all Jewish blood. (Berenbaum 1) The Jews were first categorized. Their liberties were restricted and
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The Holocaust means a lot to many people today, and to an equal number of people very little. It shows we are still a young civilization in knowledge for the way we treat each other, whether it be for race or religion.To some of us in society who are Jewish the Holocaust means the death of many of our people. It stands out as the most current opposing action against a religion, and to memory the worst to anyone. And from this comes the most notable phrase from the Jews, 'never again.' Meaning that they will never let themselves as a religion be tortured, and enslaved again, at least not if they can help it.To many of us non Jews, whether it be Christian or Muslim or whatever, I think it is
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Victims of the Holocaust Hitler wanted to create a Master Race of Aryans that would control Europe. He used very powerful propaganda techniques to convince not only the German people, but countless others, that if they killed the people who stood in their way. Hitler told all of his followers that they would become rulers of the world. They destroyed any inferior race or minority including, Jews, Poles, gypsies, mentally ill, homosexuals, and blacks. Hitler started to try and control the German military, police, and government, and he was successful. Hitler led an army of hatred. His men did what they could to kill as many Jews, children, or anything they really didn't like
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Death and Humanity in the Holocaust
Within the twentieth century, what event stands out to you as the most inhumane treatment of fellow humans. Without a doubt, most would agree that the Holocaust completely matches this sad frame of reference. The Holocaust in Germany was an unspeakable event in human history. In this terrible act, at its worst in Poland, was the direct cause of the deaths of 62.7% of the Jewish population in Europe (History 1). It is obvious that two themes stand out during this time period death and humanity, or inhumanity for that matter.
The Holocaust was a blemish, not only on the 20th century, but in the
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picture of Franklin Delano Roosevelt as a champion of the oppressed and needy. There was "a self-styled" revisionists who challenged the standard interpretations of the history of the Jewish Holocaust. However, there is a difference between the revisionists that were analyzing FDR and the ones with the Holocaust. Revisionists writing about FDR never denied that there was a man named Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who was the thirty-second President of the U.S.A. In contrast, the "self-styled" revisionists writing about the Holocaust attempt to deny the facts altogether. They are not entitled to use of the term "revisionist", for their aims are political rather than scholarly. To deny a historical
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No one could ever determine the importance of six million lives, it would be impossible to. “The intentional extermination of six million people has affected the world in ways that we will never know, maybe the person who could have discovered the cure for Cancer or AIDS died in the gas chambers at Auschwitz.” (Fischel, 78). Six million people is fully one fifth of the world's population.
This may not sound like a huge number, but it is. Six million lives all gone. Whole families were wiped out. The Holocaust illustrated many societal conditions in history. Therefore, it is important that we study the effects that the Holocaust had on the concentration camp prisoners.
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as the holocaust. These five years
were possibly the worst in human history, to consider
the effects of this event and learn to never repeat it is
The holocaust was the principle part of Adolf Hitler's
master plan to have the white Aryan race dominate
the world. All other life was unimportant. It was to be
used as either slavery, or be exterminated.
(Auschwitz) Most minorities were counted as the
peoples that must be wiped out, but primarily Jews.
The holocaust was not only Jews however. An
estimated 5.5 million other Slavs, gypsies,
homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, mental defects,
socialists, communists, and any other groups that did
not fit into his vision of the master race
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Holocaust. This word can make one quiver. This horrible time inhistory took place between the years 1939-1945. The Germans invadedmany countries in Europe and their final quest ended up being to make theAryan 'race' superior to all other religions and races. One of the results ofthis was six million innocent Jews killed. How could the world sit back andlet this happen without blinking an eye? The fact is that the Germanscovered up their despicable crimes with pictures and footage that was set up.The rest of the world heard the cries of the Jews, but didn't bother toinvestigate further. If the children of today and of the generations to comeare educated about World War II and what went on
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The delineation of human life is perceiving existence through resolute contrasts. The difference between day and night is defined by an absolute line of division. For the Jewish culture in the twentieth century, the dissimilarity between life and death is bisected by a definitive line - the Holocaust. Accounts of life during the genocide of the Jewish culture emerged from within the considerable array of Holocaust survivors, among of which are Elie Wiesel’s Night and Simon Wiesenthal’s The Sunflower. Both accounts of the Holocaust diverge in the main concepts in each work; Wiesel and Wiesenthal focus on different aspects of their survivals. Aside from the themes, various aspects, including
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The Holocaust remains, and will continue to remain as one of the most horrific things that has happened to a group of people. The absolute inhumanity of the Holocaust puzzles people even today. Contemporary people wonder just how it happened, how could a people be systematically killed, tortured, murdered. The answer will probably never be found, but future generations can avoid something like the Holocaust by studying it, and never forgetting.
The Nazi’s did not start out with “The Final Solution”, which did not come till later. The first step on the path to that solution was the Nazi decree defining a non-Aryan as "anyone descended from non-Aryan, especially Jewish
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The events leading to the Holocaust were said to be led by some of the most hateful and evil people to ever live. The practices of death led by these people were thought to be insane. How could anyone in their right mind commit such atrocities and show no signs of emotion? These views are best found in both Robert Jay Lifton's "What Made This Man Mengele" and the film "Judgement at Nuremberg". In opposition to some people's view of the crimes of the Holocaust, it is clear that Nazi crimes were committed by ordinary, not insane individuals. Circumstances cloud moral judgement in any man, clearly which happened to Josef Mengele and the nazi judges. Josef Mengele was a man who
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From Hitler's rain of terror came the Holocaust and the extermination of the Jews. It began with the first assault against the Jews to the beginning of ghettoization to Hitler's plan to exterminate the Jews; and then the Nuremberg laws. The horror of the holocaust can never be justified. Hitler was to blame for this act against Humanity.
After the boycott of Jewish business came the laws and views that deprived the Jews of their personal benefits and livelihood. The reason of the boycott was that Jews weren't from Aryan decent, as the German population seems to be. There were two laws passed: 1) the law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service and 2
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Eleven million precious lives were lost during the Holocaust of World War II. Six million of these were Polish citizens. Half of these Polish citizens were non-Jews. On August 22, 1939, a few days before the official start of World War II, Hitler authorized his commanders, with these infamous words, to kill "without pity or mercy, all men, women, and children of Polish descent or language. Only in this way can we obtain the living space [lebensraum] we need".Heinrich Himmler echoed Hitler's decree: "All Poles will disappear from the world.... It is essential that the great German people should consider it as its major task to destroy all Poles." When someone mentions the word holocaust
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Many people in the world wonder how anything so terrible as the Holocaust could even happen. And some don't even believe it happened, but those who do know the horror of it all. Some ask the question: how can one man be so cold as to order 6 million human beings to be murdered? The answer I think lies only in the cold dead soul of Adolf Hitler He was the man that ordered those who were not White axon to be killed, even though he himself was not White Anglo-Saxon. The scariest part of the whole holocaust is not the way they were treated, or how they were unreasonably murdered , but hoe Hitler almost succeeded in his "goal". All of those that did not fit the perfect race
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The discussion of the Holocaust tends to raise common questions such as, "How could this happen?" or "Could this happen again?" Looking at the past we can observe the events that paved the way for disaster in Germany during World War II.During the early 1920's, following World War I, a young corporal by the name of Adolph Hitler led the fierce growing National Socialist German Workers Party. Hitler, an anti-Semitic, believed that the Jewish race was poisonous and lived off other races, weakening them. As the years passed by, Adolph Hitler's party grew and his word became absolute law among his followers. Due to the Treaty of Versailles, the German government
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, men I one group and women and children in another. The women and children were shot or gassed shortly after the arrival because they couldn't work as hard as the men. The men were put into work immediately, and many of them were forced to work themselves to death. The prisoners in the camps were desperate and so scared that they would do anything to survive. They did not care about the other people in the dead camps, only themselves. Some of the children and women were sometimes used for inhuman experiments. They made experiments to find out how much pressure the human body could take, by freezing them and heating them.Those Jews who have survived the holocaust carry some tragic memories
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Holocaust Essay "The pen is mightier than the sword" is a line written a century before Anne Frank wrote her famous diary, but it could have been written about her diary. Translated into fifty-five languages and read by twenty-five million people, The Diary of Anne Frank, with its messages of hope, forgiveness, perseverance, and courage, has outlasted the hate and destruction of World War II. In 1956 the diary found an even wider audience when it became a play by Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett. The play, which won the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for best drama, was not without controversy, for some critics felt it was not as faithful to the specifics of the Holocaust or the
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. There were also many African-American pioneers of Industrial Revolution in America. George Washington Carver, a Missouri-born slave, became a scientific authority on crop diversification and soil conservation. In education, like "old" immigrants from Europe, the "newest" immigrants from Asia faced serious problems of ethnic adjustment, yet their children were scoring very high on nationwide tests for high schools and colleges.After learning all this about African-Americans and how they were treated, I wasn't sure if I was ready for more, but the tour had to continue. I moved on to the Holocaust tour. What I learned about the Holocaust was all new to me. The Germans felt that it was the Jews
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death.Some Jews between the ages of 14-60 were sent to work in slave labor camps. Both Jews and nonjews died from the terrible conditions in the camps.Other Jews were sent to concentration camps were they were starved, beaten, and worked to death. The Nazis called this system "extermination through labor".The largest numbers of Jews were killed at six death camps. The largest of these camps was Auschwitz. The Jews who died in the Holocaust came from all over Europe. About 160,000 of them were German jews.On April 19,1943 was the night of Passover. In Warsaw the Jews had very little to celebrate. Millions of Jews were struggling to survive in a ghetto set up by the Nazis.For months the
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Emma McIntyre HolocaustHistory EssayWhat Was The Holocaust's Effect On Jewish People?The Holocaust was the systematic persecution of six million Jews during World War 2. Authorised by the Nazis, the Jewish people went through a time of suffering and sorrow, with people expelled from their homes from around 79 countries and placed into Ghettos. The placement within the Ghettos was a temporary process, where they were held captive in institutions before transporting them to either work to death in concentration camps. The conditions within the Ghettos were poor, with little food and cramped, disease-ridden conditions, making the stay for the Jewish population even more undesirable. The Jewish
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The Holocaust was the murder and persecution of approximately 6 million Jews and many others by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. The Nazis came to power in Germany in January of 1933. The Nazis thought that the “inferior” Jews were a threat to the “racially superior” German racial community. The death camps were operated from 1941 to 1945, and many people lost their lives or were forced to work in concentration camps during these years. The story leading up to the Holocaust, how the terrible event affected people’s lives, and how it came to and end are all topics that make this historic event worth learning about.
Hatred towards the Jews didn’t start with the Holocaust. There is
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Everyone knows about the terrible occurrences that happened during the Holocaust. A man named Adolf Hitler persecuted different types of people from different backgrounds. Whether it is because of their religious background, the fact that they were disabled or elderly, or if they were just traveling gypsies, Hitler judged these undeserving people. Millions of children, women, and men died just because they did not fit into Hitler’s perfect dream of his ideal world. If it was not torture of the disabled and children, it was exploiting the workers in the work camps. The same goes for the unfortunate deaths of the innocent in concentration camps or by organized firing squads (“Adolf Hitler
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"The millions of Jews who were taken from their places of residence,ghettos or transit camps did not in any way know that they were being brought toextermination camps not did they know that fate awaited for them. Most of themhad not even heard of the existence of such camps. Rumors about death campsdid, it is true, reach Warsaw and other ghettos in Poland, but the public for themost part did not want to believe them." Hitler pulled of one the biggestgenocide's ever in the world, the holocaust . The goal of the Nazi Holocaust wasto exterminate all Jews in Europe.Hitler and the Nazi power gained power in 1933 and lost power in 1945, inthis 12 years many people were mislead and brought to
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The Holocaust was the mass annihilation of the European Jews by the National Socialist Party (Nazi) of Germany from 1933 to 1945. In The War of the Jews, Dawidowicz explains the conditions that made anti-Semitism politically acceptable. The Germans of the nineteenth century "inherited a Christian-inspired popular and intellectual anti-Semitism that depicted Jews as foreigners- a state within a state- killers of Christ, well poisoners, and a cause of every misfortune, whether natural, economic, or political. The forces of naturalism, Volkist theory, bogus racial science, and fear of modernity reinforced and built upon this foundation." 1 The impact of the Holocaust has
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The Holocaust was a terrible time when Hitler tried to get rid of all the Jews. The Holocaust occurred during and before World War II. Adolf Hitler tried to kill all of the Jews because he believed that it was their fault that Germany was losing the war. The facts that Jews didn't fight because of the religious values led Hitler to come to his assumption. Hitler tried many different ways to eliminate the Jews. I will discuss some of these ways and how the holocaust relates to the genocide that is currently occurring in Darfur, Sudan.To state the textbook definition the Holocaust was a mass slaughter of Jews and other civilians, carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during
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The Holocaust is the biggest crime against humanity in history. The Holocaust was a mass murder of millions jews. In the period of 1933 to 1945, the Nazis waged a vicious war against Jews and other "lesser races". This war came to a turning point with the Final Solution in 1938. One of the end results of the Final Solution was the concentration and death camps of Germany, Poland, and other parts of Europe. In the aftermath of the Holocaust, people around the world were shocked by final tallies of human losses, and the people responsible were punished for their inhuman acts. The Holocaust was a dark time in the history of the 20th century.The Holocaust started when the Nazi party of Germany
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The first research in the late 1940s and early 1950s focused on the
Jewishness of the Holocaust. Called the "Final Solution" by the
Germans, it was the object of two pivotal studies, both of which had
the Jews at the center of their treatment. The first was The Final
Solution by Gerald Reitlinger and the second The Destruction of the
European Jews by Raul Hilberg. Most major studies since have had the
same focus: Lucy Dawidowicz (The War Against the Jews; Leni Yahil (The
Holocaust); Hilberg (Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders); Daniel
Goldhagen (Hitler's Willing Executioners); Martin Gilbert (The
Holocaust); Arad et al (Documents
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1. Simply put, the Holocaust was the annihilation of six million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War II. In 1933 approximately nine million Jews lived in the 21 countries of Europe that would be occupied by Germany during the war and by 1945 two out of every three European Jews had been killed.The number of children killed during the Holocaust is not clear meaning that the statistics for the tragic fate of children who died will never be known. Some historians' guesses have ranged as high as 1.5 million murdered children.The European Jews were the major victims of the Holocaust. But Jews were not the only group singled out for persecution by Hitler's Nazi regime. As many as one and a
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Destruction (Holocaust) As a teenager of the year 3000 I want to take you back into a certain period of time. A time when people had their dreams and hopes stripped away from their future. The children of this period did not have the chance for freedom and equality. Like every historical event, the Holocaust evokes certain specific images. When the Holocaust is mentioned most people immediately think of concentration camps. People immediately envision emaciated victims in dirty striped uniforms staring in comprehensibly at their liberators or piles of corpses, too numerous to bury individually, being bulldozed into mass graves. Those are accurate images and the horrific scenes are
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The holocaust is one of the darkest times in human history. Mass exterminations, torture , and mistreatment .thee holocaust is no doubt a sensitive subject to man, but shouldn’t be covered up or hidden. Adolf Hitler thee leader of the Nazi Party was appointed the chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933 during that time Germany had a Jewish population of about 566,000.
Hitler had a hatred for Jewish people, the roots of his anti Semitism are unclear. When Hitler came to power he almost immediately began to strip Jewish people of any kind of rights.
Starting with creating a Law to strip Jewish immigrants from Poland of their German citizenship. Then moving on to pass a law allowing for
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exist. They tried to do this very scientifically by measurements, facial features, eye color comparisons, and other features.4. In a different part of the exhibit, was the listing of all of the Jewish towns that were totally or partially whipped out because of the Holocaust. The names of the towns were engraved on the glass windows of a corridor there were so many of them that they filled up the entire wall.Personal Response 1. This movie was very informative, for example before this movie I thought that Hitler was voted into power, but really he was appointed by Hindenburg. I thought that it was kind of scary that a government system could fall apart that easily.2. I was amazed at how long of
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Holocaust StudyBy Malachi SmithJewish Persecution was most prominent in the time period of 1932-1945. During this time, almost every two out of three European Jews were killed. In total, it is estimated that over six million Jews lost their lives. The following report is a reaction document that follows key events in the events that occurred during the holocaust.November 10, 1938, 1:20 A.M., an urgent memo was sent out to all stations of the state police. It was sent by the head of the SS's Security Service, Reinhard Heydrich. Enclosed were instructions to destroy Jewish synagogues and businesses' and avoid damaging German property. It was a direct order to burn down Jewish establishments
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Why did so many non Jewish German people not fight back against the Nazi forces during the holocaust? Many feared that they would be placed into concentration camps, others were afraid of being crammed into crowded disease filled ghettos where famine took the lives of thousands. Most of all the people feared not only for their own lives but the lives of their family members as well. While the neutrality of the majority of the German people towards the genocide of many oppressed groups was by no means justified or moral, in their perspective it was the most reasonable option they had at the time.
Courageously, many German people did fight back against the Nazis, despite all odds. The
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The years 1933 through 1945 are most commonly referred to as the Holocaust, which was the destruction of some six million Jews by the Nazis and their followers in Europe. ?The general meaning of Holocaust is the great or total destruction of life.? Anther word for Holocaust is genocide, which is the systematic killing intended to destroy a whole national or ethnic group. ?Final solution? was the name of the Nazi?s plan of genocide. Adolf Hitler wanted to create the race of Aryans, which were persons of northern European racial background. Jews were put into detention centers known as concentration camps. These camps were designated to hold the enemies of the Nazis and even though not
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gassed in large chambers and tossed into the crematories.Although the holocaust was a time of wrong doings, it helped to shape the identities of the following generations. It is important to learn about the Holocaust and the effect that it has had on individuals and society,this helped to shape who we all are today. By learning about the Holocaust, we learn the importance of group conformity and how it is important to be able to find a balance between this and your individual identity. We learn that, ?Memories, even painful memories, are all we have. In fact, they are the only thing we are. So we must take very good care of them.? (Wiesel) Through texts, such as ?Night? by Elie Wiesel, films
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Holocaust ghettos; these are the over looked places where the Jews, in Nazi controlled lands, awaited their future.
"The Nazis revived the medieval ghetto in creating their compulsory
"Jewish Quarter" (Wohnbezirk). The ghetto was a section of a city
where all Jews from the surrounding areas were forced to reside.
Surrounded by barbed wire or walls, the ghettos were often sealed so
that people were prevented from leaving or entering. Established
mostly in Eastern Europe ), the ghettos were characterized by
overcrowding, starvation and forced labor. All were eventually
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The Holocaust was the Nazi persecution and murder of Jews in the time of World War II. In 1939, Germany's powerful war machine conquered country after country in Europe and thus bringing millions more Jews under their control. They established concentration camps to imprison Jews, Gypsies and other victims of ethnic and racial hatred, and political opponents of Nazism. They killed many of them and sent others to concentration camps. They also moved many Jews from towns and villages into city ghettos and later sent these people to concentration camps as well. Early in 1941, the Nazi leadership finalized a major decision- "The Final Solution
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The years 1933 through 1945 are most commonly referred to as the Holocaust, which was the destruction of some six million Jews by the Nazis and their followers in Europe. "The general meaning of Holocaust is the great or total destruction of life." Anther word for Holocaust is genocide, which is the systematic killing intended to destroy a whole national or ethnic group. "Final solution" was the name of the Nazi's plan of genocide. Adolf Hitler wanted to create the race of Aryans, which were persons of northern European racial background. Jews were put into detention centers known as concentration camps. These camps were designated to hold the enemies of the Nazis and even though not
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It was in December 1948, when it was approved unanimous the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide at France which became the 260th resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations. What made the leaders of the 41 States create and sign this document in which the term Genocide was legally defined? This document serves as a permanent reminder of the actions made by the Nazis and their leader Adolf Hitler during the Holocaust where more than five million of European Jews were killed. In summary I will explain what were the events that leaded the ordinary Germans kill more than six million Jews in less than five years. To achieve this goal, I will base my
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The Holocaust is defined as destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war. Following 1945, the word has taken on a new meaning referring to the mass slaughtering of millions of European Jews as well as other persecuted groups (gypsies and homosexuals), by the German Nazi regime during the Second World War. In Europe the Jews experienced anti-Semitism (hostility or prejudice against Jews) which dated back to the ancient world, to the time when the Jewish temples were destroyed and they were forced to leave Palestine by Roman authorities. This wide-spread hatred of the Jews augmented the virulent mindset behind the Holocaust.
On the night of January 30
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The Holocaust was the mass murder of European Jews by the nazis during the second world war. It took place from the 30th of January 1933 to the end of the war in Europe on May 8th 1945. The nazi dictator Adolph Hitler planned to wipe out the entire Jewish population as a part of his plan to conquer the world. Holocaust refers to any widespread human disaster but it's special meaning is the annihilations of six million Jewish men, women and children by the nazi regime. The Jews were singled out for extermination because the nazis had a hatred for them as they considered jews as a race whose goal was world domination and was an obstruction to the Aryan dominance. So the
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Nearly six million Jews were killed and murdered in what was called the holocaust. In the years between 1933 and 1945, the Jews of Europe were marked for death. Inanition anti-Semitism was given legal sanction. It was directed by Adolf Hitler and managed by Heinne Himmler, Reinhard Heydrich, and Adolf Eichmann. There were many other great crimes and murders, such as the killing of the Armenians by the Turks , but the holocaust stood out as the "only systematic and organized effort by a modern government to destroy a whole race of people." The Germans under Adolf Hitler believed that the Jews were the German troubles and were a threat to the German and
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Abraham, a Jewish Prophet, can be accredited as the founding father of Judaism. Now, over 4000 years later, Judaism has expanded across multiple continents, to the point where in 1933 there were over 9 million Jews in Europe alone. However between 1933 and 1945 two out of every three European Jews were targeted and killed in an intentional and well-planned mass killing by Hitler and the Nazi’s, later defined in Raphael Lemkin book "Axis Rule in Occupied Europe” as genocide. This genocide, now known as the Holocaust, was one of the most cruel and heinous events in documented history. For Hitler and the Nazi’s to successfully manipulating the whole German population into murdering their
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The children, innocent beyond their wildest dreams, were mangled, cut off of their pride, and were taken out of this world, all because of how someone saw them. Because of their parents race, they suffered to the point of extinction all in their quest to lead a normal life. Many people face racial profiling in this world, but the offspring between German women and African men were mistreated to the maximum. Even though the Jews were treated unfairly, the African Americans experienced one of the ugliest times in world history in their own Holocaust.
Leading up to one of the ugliest times in world history, it all started back in the Rhinelands of Germany. During World War I, the French came
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they would kill them.
The other opposing views about not fighting back are that some people could have made it out alive without risking their own lives. Most of the non-Jewish people let the Holocaust happen without thinking how bad it was that thousands of innocent people were dying every day. The Jewish people who didn’t fight back might have made it alive if you would have listened to what the Nazis had told you what to do when you were in their camps. But it all depends on which camp you are at, and the type of people who are controlling the camps if they are nice to you or not because some people that were in those camps could care less about killing innocent people. Most of the
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Throughout history the Jewish people have been scapegoats; whenever something was not going right they were the ones to blame. From Biblical times through to the Shakespearean Era, all the way to the Middle East Crisis and the creation of Israel, the Jews have been persecuted and blamed for the problems of the world. The most horrifying account of Jewish persecution is the holocaust, which took place in Europe from 1933 to 1945 when Adolf Hitler tried to eliminate all the people that he thought were inferior to the Germans, namely the Jews, because he wanted a pure Aryan State.
In January of 1933, Adolf Hitler