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Essay On Genocide During The Holocaust

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Genocide During the Holocaust “If we bear all this suffering and if there are still Jews left, when it is over, then Jews, instead of being doomed, will be held up as an example” - Anne Frank. The suffering Anne Frank is talking about is the mass murder of the Jews that occurred during the Holocaust. The Genocide is the killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation, in this case mostly Jews. The killing of millions of innocent Jews and other people. So why did they want to mass murder all the Jews? We now know how much Jews had to go through this time in history. Because seperation occured, the Jew lost their their belongings: this did not compare to witnessing the murders of their loved…show more content…
As we know many Jews were killed, or died of natural causes due to the horrors they were put through to live. In the event of some Jews being freed they fled to other countries with their close ones scared, and dreaming to one day lead a happy life again. Even though some Jews were freed from Concentration Camps, after the Holocaust had officially ended on May 8, 1945 they really had nothing to go back too. Their goods, their properties, and all of their things were mostly destroyed. Even though many Jews were finally set free, they came back to the realization that they had lost everything they had once earned with hard work. What we know now is that some managed to continue their lives and gain a bit of what they had once had, excluding the loss of all their close members that would be remembered from then on. “I just can not think how I would go on without children having lost Edith already... It is too upsetting for me to write about them. Naturally, I still hope, and wait, wait, wait.”, - Otto Frank. Otto Frank father of Anne Frank is an example of how many were left after the Genocide of the Holocaust with no one, and with hope of one day there being a miracle that they could one day be found
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