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.
As the book begins, the ten Boom family is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the family watch shop and watch repair business. A Jewish man from Germany came with Minister Willem from the Dutch Reformed Church. The Jewish man’s beard had been burned off by thugs which symbolized the terrible things going on just east of the Netherlands. In the next chapters, Corrie’s childhood is mentioned, her mother, and the man she once loved, Karel. after the deaths of Corrie’s mother and aunts, Corrie, Betsie and Casper, their father settled down only to be shaken back up in 1940 when the Nazis invaded the Netherlands.
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.
When Moishe is taken away from the town of Sighet, he returns only to described the horrific series of murders he witnessed. Saying in detail how German officers would use babies as target practice for the machine guns, family members were killed in front of other members, and of the father who plead to be killed before his son. The other Jews did not believe his stories, until the German army arrived at their town. The army took their rights away slowly, which prompted the Jews to change emotionally. Eventually they stopped being seen as human, as they were prohibited to go to restaurants or cafes.
A lot of their human rights were violated. Article 4 talks about how no one should be held in slavery, but that 's was violated when all the Jews were forced to go into concentration camps and work and couldn 't
In the story there are a lot of conflicts where the character has to face. The first major conflict that Daniel has to face is when him and his family are forced to leave Germany due to the Nazis not wanting Jews there. In page 3 paragraph 2 Daniel says “ We do not have any idea where we are going only that Germans no longer want the Jews in Germany.” Another conflict he has is when Daniel is in Lodz ghetto.
She left a legacy as the light in the dark. Earlier times leading up to the arrest of Anne Frank and her Annex family were full of interesting events and emotion. The Franks went into hiding because Margot had received a call-up for a “work camp” in Germany CX(Colbert 37). They were deeply suspicious, so instead they hid from the Nazis CD. The Annex was located in Amsterdam at their father’s workplace (bio.com).
Passive Resistance In 1939, WWII began when Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party invaded Poland, causing six million Jewish people to fear for their lives. This fear began when all people and citizens had to complete a census and carry an identification card. Second, the Jews had to wear the Star of David and they were forced into ghettos. Third, they were taken to the concentration camps and the death camps.
Slowly the German took over, controlling many aspects of the Dutch people’s lives; lives that had once been peaceful. Ration cards were given, curfews were set, and Jews were being banned from many aspects of society. The Germans wanted to annihilate the Jews! The ten Boom family was ready to help the Jews in any way they could.
The main character, Anne, she is a German - Jewish girl who has been raised by her father ( Otto Frank ), her mother ( Edith Frank ), and her sister (Margot Frank). Anne begins to write a diary of their lives in hiding – place in the Secret Annexe, Amsterdam. Because they were Jewish , they moved to Holland in 1933. Her father was the manager of a company that made things for the jam-making business , called Opteka. Things were not so good after 1940.
Ruth Posner born in 1933 in Warsaw, Poland. She was only 12 years old when World War II began. She lost both her mother and father in a matter of days and was stuck in the middle of the Holocaust all alone. Before her father passed away, he had been making a plan to ensure the safety of his child. He made sure that her aunt whose two children had already been killed by Nazis would be there for her and be by her side until death.
Annelies Marie Frank, or mostly known as Anne Frank was born on June 12,1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. She lived with her family during World War II in Amsterdam. Many of the Jews were fleeing from the persecution of the Nazi’s under the orders of Adolf Hitler at the time. This devastating time was during the Holocaust that lasted from 1933-1945. They quickly went into hiding with seven others including her mother, Edith Frank, and her father, Otto Frank, and her sister, Margot.
Lifestyles in Europe had changed too. All the Jewish families were faced the holocaust. They were sent to the concentration camp getting many difficulties from malnutrition and getting killed from the Nazis. Many tried to escape but man had failed. Jews also tried to hide from the Nazis but some got caught from them to concentration camp.suffering and dying from malnutrition and getting killed from the Nazis, trying to escape, hiding from the Nazis who are finding them to take them to the concentration camp.
My Omi, which means grandmother in German, often tells me stories about when she was young living in Germany. As I got older, I became more curious about the many life experiences she encountered. The stories she told me were so surreal I could not even imagine living in her shoes. Her shared moments ranged from stories of her grandmother in the concentration camp to her meeting my grandfather and moving to the United States.
Wladyslaw and his family were Jews and he told them that war with Germany is coming to them. Jews were dehumanized by the Germans. For example, they weren’t allowed on the sidewalks, they couldn’t go to parks, and they were beaten if they didn’t have their Jewish stars on them. One evening, Wladyslaw and his family were having dinner and they read on the newspaper that Jews were going to get sent to the ghettos. They all become doleful and packed for the day to come.