Concentration Camps During The Holocaust

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The Holocaust was the most catastrophic event of the time period. According to website history.com staff in their article “The Holocaust”, 11 million people overall were killed in the Holocaust. The victims of the holocaust included Jewish people, Soviet prisoners of war, Polish civilians, disabled people, gypsies, political opponents of Hitler, and homosexuals. These people lost all their belongings, homes, cars, and their freedom. One specific experience the victims of the Holocaust went through were the Concentration camps that the Germans forcefully took them too. Their daily lives in the camps were remarkably cruel and harsh. (Courtney) A couple reasons that the concentration camps were so bad was because the terrible nutrition in the camps and the exhausting jobs. According to Auschwitz.org staff in their article “Life in the camps”, they indicate that for breakfast the prisoners were given one liter of unsweetened coffee, for lunch they were given a liter of soup and some bread; For supper the prisoners were given black bread and sausage. The nutrition in each camp depends on the camp prisoners get sent too. Although the prisoners were fed everyday, the nutrition levels were very low. Since their nutrition levels…show more content…
As people can see the daily lives of the prisoners were extremely strenuous. Prisoners of the concentration camps were traumatized. They were stripped of their freedom and were forced to work until they could no longer carry on. Thankfully this event has long since passed and the survivors have been liberated and allowed to live the remainder of their lives in peace without fear of something like this happening to them again. One specific experience the victims of the Holocaust went through were the Concentration camps that the Germans forcefully took them too. Their daily lives in the camps were remarkably cruel and
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