Broken Glass Broken Lives Analysis

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Did you know that the Holocaust affected many people 's lives, mostly in a bad way? The Holocaust was a tragic event that happened in the 1940’s in Germany. Adolf Hitler the Chancellor of Germany during that time and his Nazi’s party killed about six million Jews because they blamed the Jews for Germany’s loss of World War I and all of the other faults of Germany. The article, “Broken Glass, Broken Lives” and the video “I Survived The Holocaust” showed that the Holocaust was a tragic event that ruined many people 's lives. First, the excerpt “Broken Glass, Broken Lives” showed that the Holocaust was a tragic event that ruined many people’s lives. From the excerpt “Broken Glass, Broken Lives, it said, “as for my grandfather and the…show more content…
In the video “I Survived The Holocaust”, Henry Oster said, “One of the saddest moments in the ghetto was that when my dad came home, laid down, since there was no furniture, and simply expired.” This citation from the video supports the claim because Henry Oster dad died in vain or unhappily and it made Henry more aware that he could end up like his father. Also, in the video Henry Oster said, “what the Germans called “Sunday’s entertainment”, the execution by hanging.” This citation supports the claim because all of those innocent Jewish people that were hung were executed even though they did nothing wrong. Their families must have been really sad or angry at the Nazi for killing their loved ones for absolutely no good reason. Even though there are differences between the excerpt “Broken Glass, Broken Lives” and the video “I Survived The Holocaust”, both of them shows that the Holocaust was an unfortunate event that shattered many people’s lives. The excerpt “Broken Glass, Broken Lives” showed the perspective of a 15 year old Jewish girl in Germany trying to escape to America with her family. The video “I Survived The Holocaust” showed the perspective of Henry Oster, a Jewish man, and his life during the Holocaust. To sum up, the Holocaust was a horrible event that affected many people, in many ways, especially in a bad
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