Auschwitz Persuasive Essay

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Auschwitz was the largest death camp in all of Nazi Germany, and it had to be built somewhere. For Auschwitz to be built everyone living in the area was moved from their homes, which were later bulldozed to create space. It was built on what used to be a military base, outside of a to8 November 2016 “Auschwitz stands as a tragic reminder of the terrible potential man has for violence and inhumanity.” stated Billy Graham. It was the most feared place to be sent. Auschwitz was the most notorious of all the death camps during the Holocaust.It housed one out of every six deaths from all of the death camps throught the Holocaust. Why was it ever created? How did it become so terrifying? What was the cause for murdering so many innocent people?wn in southern Poland. It was opened…show more content…
However, the showers they were told to march to were truly gas chambers in disguise. Once inside the chambers the detainees were exposed to a poisonous gas labeled Zyklon B. Those prisoners that were fit to work were forced to labor from the time they woke to the time they were told to sleep and hardly got anything to eat. Many died from starvation, disease, brutal living conditions, torture or execution by gunshot. Others died from barbaric medical experiments or gassings. The medical experimentation and its research was commanded by Josef Mengele who was also known as the “Angel of Death”. He performed many torturing, inhumane experiments on detainees such as injecting serum in the eyeballs of children to study eye color which caused those children extreme pain and injecting chloroform in the hearts of twins to see if both would die at the same time and in the same fashion. The bodies of all the prisoners held at Auschwitz were parched in
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