They held the highest population in all and every camp. In retaliation to Jews for killing a German policeman in self defense on July 31, 1940 the nazis carried out a public mass execution(“Holocaust”). This day was later named “Bloody Wednesday”.They were tortured by anxiety, were insecure of the present, torn between hope and despair, and felt helpless. There were many people who were persecuted during the Holocaust that weren’t Jewish: spouses of Jews, Roma Gypsies, resisters, priests and pastor, Jehovah Witnesses, political enemies, homosexuals, the disabled, and African-German descent. Spouses of Jews had to choose between getting a divorce or being sent to concentration camps along with their Jewish Spouse.
Race, Hatred, and Violence The Holocaust was a devastating act that showed what being racist and hateful is all about. The Nazis and German authorities were the main reason for the killings of about six million Jews. They murdered homosexuals, Roman Gypsies, twins, the mentally ill or physically disabled, Jews, political opponents, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and priests. They wanted a perfect a race so they decided the people who weren’t perfect had to suffer. They didn’t care about the fact that nobody is perfect.
Nazis dehumanize the jews in multiple ways and for multiple reasons in the times of the holocaust. The holocaust took place during WWII. At this time the chancellor of Germany know as Adolf Hitler had ordered a crusade against the jewish race. In this time period over 6 million jewish people including men women and children. Families were stripped from their homes with nearly all of their possessions removed from them.After first entering the gates they weren't even allowed the cloths off their backs.Elie Wiesel introduces the theme of Dehumanization in the holocaust by reckoning event of his past life throughout the novel.
(1) The Holocaust was a genocide in which the races considered inferior by the Germans - such as (but not limited to) the gypsies, the mentally disabled, homosexuals, and black people- were atrociously mass-murdered and tortured, nonetheless the Jewish Community was the most persecuted and affected to a larger scale race. The Holocaust was a major historical event which took place throughout (and before) World War II (between 1933 and 1945) when Hitler was the leader of the fascist party in Germany, carrying out a dictatorship. It is estimated that the Holocaust viciously ended 11 million lives, for which the German Nazy Party was responible. The largest group of victims were Jewish (Aprox. 6 million) It is said that 2 European Jews were killed every 3.
Millions of people that the Nazis considered to be imperfect were brutally killed in this camp. The Auschwitz concentration camp deported at least 1.3 million people to the complex, out of which 1.1 million were murdered in cruel and inhumane ways until the camp’s liberation by the Soviets on January 27, 1945. The idea of the “final solution” was implemented by the infamous leader of the Nazi party, Adolf Hitler. This brutal regime leader soon became, “convinced that his “Jewish problem” would be solved only with the elimination of every Jew in his domain, along with artists, educators, Gypsies, communists, homosexuals, the mentally and physically handicapped and others deemed unfit for survival in Nazi Germany” (History.com). It is difficult to find an accurate number of the people that were transported and killed in Auschwitz.
The Holocaust was the methodical deportation, dehumanization, and extermination of eleven million people during World WarⅡ (MacKay 6). As a result, two-thirds of the Jewish population in Europe was extinguished (MacKay 7). With them, the rich culture and immense potential they held was lost to a senseless mass murder (MacKay 4). The unimaginable brutality of the Holocaust will never be forgotten, and neither will the millions of people who left their friends, family, and neighbors, never to be seen again (Antisemitism). The Holocaust is a time in history when millions of people were persecuted in Europe by being sent to live in ghettos and eventually being deported to concentration camps where they were systematically annihilated until the Allied forces liberated the remaining survivors.
The reason why Jews was treated so horrible was because Hitler believed that they were to blame for the Germany’s defeat in the first World War. The way Hitler treated the Jews was absolutely terrible, it started in 1933 with the increase of persecution in Germany. Also Banned from some professional these include dentistry, civil services and medicine. In the year 1935 the Nuremberg law was reviled that Jew was second class citizens which prevented them marrying a non-Jews. Then in 1928, during this year Crystal night occurred.
It all started with one camp called Auschwitz where many people died including author and holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel’s family. The Holocaust is also a time in history when millions of people were persecuted in Europe by being sent to live in ghettos and eventually being deported to concentration camps where they were systematically annihilated until the Allied forces liberated the remaining survivors. The Nazis forced Jews into the ghettos to separate them from the rest of the population (“Ushmm Ghettos”). Adolf Hitler was in charge at the time and created three different types of ghettos for different type of treatments and torture (“Ushmm Ghettos”). The three types were closed ghettos, open ghettos, and destruction ghettos.
He and his men killed millions including Jews, Gypsies, the disabled, and many more. Because of Hitler 's actions over 11 million were killed, 1 million of them being children. I think that the Holocaust was horrible and wrong and hopefully we will not have to experience anything like this again. I learned a lot from the books Night and The Book Thief. They made me realize how horrible the Holocaust was and what it was like to experience it.
He felt that these races, particularly Jews, were responsible for their loss in World War I. The Nazis set up internment camps and concentration camps all over Europe and killed over 6 million people. Being dismantled by the efforts of the Allied Forces, the German Third Reich fell. Built shortly after this was the Berlin Wall, separating Berlin into 2 separate parts, East and West Berlin. Communism was the primary governmental system in East Berlin until its fall in 1990 (Sheehan, 2018).