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1,201 wordsDuring the 1930 s, the Nazis built concentration camps to imprison the parts of the population that they desired. At first the camps were located in Germany, but as the Nazi forces spread across Europe, so did the camps. Eventually the camps were created to murder the European Jews. Every day thousands of prisoners were suffocated in the gas chambers, after which their bodies were burned in the crematoriums. In Auschwitz, the most notorious death camp, approximately 1. 5 million Jews were killed...
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1,327 words... Then the group was crammed into a room where they would be killed by poisonous gas. Even the Jewish prisoners who survived the selection could be subject to death at any time. The Sonderkommandos, Jewish workers at the gas chambers and crematoriums, thought that their jobs would secure their lives, but they were randomly selected to be executed too (Adler 4). They knew too much to be allowed to live inside the camp for very long (4). The authorities committed at Auschwitz-Birkenau are almost...
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1,787 wordsThe Nazi camp of Auschwitz, located thirty miles west of Krakow, was the largest, most deadly camp used during World War II (Friedrich 2). Built in 1940, it was the first camp located beyond the frontiers of the Third Reich (Friedrich 4). "According to various estimates, 1, 600, 000 people were murdered in the killing center" (Yahil 372). Ninety percent of those who were murdered in Auschwitz were Jewish (Yahil 372). Originally an Austrian artillery barracks, Auschwitz was to be supposed to be b...
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632 wordsPicture yourself and millions of others. Freezing in the cold with only a pair of pants and a shirt on, without any shoes. Mud is up to your knees with bugs crawling through it. Scary SS guards put you and your family in different sections. You do not know that is the last time you will be seeing your family, alive that is. While they are sent to so call showers you are relieved. You later find out that those so called showers are really gas chambers and your family was killed and you will never...
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1,549 wordsThe Holocaust was the destruction of European Jewry by the Nazis through an officially sanctioned, government-ordered, systematic plan of mass annihilation. As many as six million Jews died, almost two-thirds of the Jews of Europe. Although the Holocaust took place during World War II, the war was not the cause of the Holocaust. The war played a role in covering up the genocide of the Jewish people. How could this have happened? The answers can be found by understanding how violence of this magn...
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1,352 wordsThere is one period in time that stands out to most of the world. From 1938 - 1945 when Hitler and the Nazi Regime killed many Jews, Jehovah Witnesses, Homosexuals, Anti-Germans, Musicians and many more. A major death camp in Poland at the time was Sobibor. The Nazi death camp, Sobibor, was the scene of a horrific massacre, killing people of different cultures and religions. Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933, bringing an end to German democracy. Guided by racis...
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1,176 words... occult. Millions of Russians, Poles, gypsies and other "subhumans" were also murdered. But Jews were the favored targets-first and foremost. It took the Nazis some time to work up to the full fury of their endeavor. In the years following 1933, the Jews were systematically deprived by law of their civil rights, of their jobs and property. Violence and brutality became a part of their everyday lives. Their places of worship were defiled, their windows smashed, their stores ransacked. Old men ...
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1,164 words... and Soviet prisoners of war. It became a death camp in 1941. "Auschwitz was divided into three areas: Auschwitz 1 was the camp commander's headquarters and administrative offices. Auschwitz 2 was called Birkenau and it was the death camp with forty gas chambers. Auschwitz 3 was a slave labor camp. "On the gate of Auschwitz was a sign in German which read, 'Arbeit macht frei', which means work makes you free. " Auschwitz included camp sites a few miles away from the main complex. At these sit...
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1,954 wordsNo 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...
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2,187 wordsAuschwitz and Buchenwald Auschwitz and Buchenwald were the most terrible concentration camps. They were known under the names the Death Factories, the death conveyors, and the death machines, to mention a few. As any other definition, these are still far from exactness to make the picture complete. In fact, the most monstrous government with its own authorities, hierarchy, value system, economy, governors, executors, victims and heroes was created in Polish Silesia. Less than three thousand peop...
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2,619 wordsHistory 301 Dr. Equality Amber Hughes History 301 Dr. Lassiter November 16, 1999 Equal Responsibility for All: An In-depth Look at Four Prison Camps during WWII Over six million people were either worked to death or murdered in cold blood inside German concentration camps during World War II. This number includes both Jews and non-Jews who died inside the camps, but does not count the many people who were executed in the towns and ghettos. Almost the entire Jewish population of Eastern Europe wa...
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1,758 wordsHitler'S Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans And The Hitler'S Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans And The Holocaust Title: Hitlers Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust 1996 622 p. $ 30. 00 Author: Daniel Jonah Goldhagen Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. New York Synopsis Hitlers Willing Executioners is a work that may change our understanding of the Holocaust and of Germany during the Nazi period. Daniel Goldhagen has revisited a question that history has come to treat a...
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2,076 wordsThroughout Holocaust 6 The Holocaust 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 elim...
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4,870 wordsINTRODUCTION The HolocaustHolocaus INTRODUCTION The Holocaust is the most horrifying crime against humanity of all times. " Hitler, in an attempt to establish the pure Aryan race, decided that all mentally ill, gypsies, non supporters of Nazism, and Jews were to be eliminated from the German population. He proceeded to reach his goal in a systematic scheme. " One of his main methods of " doing away" with these " undesirable" was through the use of concentration camp...
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