Essay Who Was Responsible For The Holocaust

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Who could have thought that the victims were most responsible for the Holocaust? After all, they were the targets of this abominable act; 6 million Jews, 9-18 million Soviets, 1.8 million Poles, and more groups with fewer casualties. This book, Night, is a memoir about a Jewish prisoner that goes by the name of Elie Wisel that survived this ordeal. After all, they had many opportunities to escape, repeal, or act. The people who chose not to do anything till it was too late are responsible for the Holocaust. Millions of people didn’t run, flee or give above the minimal resistance. There were 9.5 million Jews in Europe in 1933. Unfortunately, their beliefs include not entering the Holy Land as a group before the predestined time, not to rebel against the nations, to be loyal citizens, not to do anything against the will of any nation or its honor, not to seek vengeance, discord, restitution or compensation; not to leave exile ahead of time. Before WW2, approximately 421,000 Jews got away through Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Palestine, Turkey, USSR, and Sweden. Germany had about 500,000 Jews and only 160,000 were killed. Unfortunately, their beliefs include not entering the Holy Land as a group before the predestined time, not to rebel against the nations, to be loyal citizens, not to do anything against the will of any nation or its…show more content…
Why didn’t the US go rescue these Jews? FDR was supported by a large percentage of the Jewish population. We could have let more of them in as refugees or reached other compromises. On the other hand, we have arguments saying that Hitler, Nazi, or Germany was responsible since they were the perpetrator, and the perpetrator is always the culprit. They did it so naturally their most to blame for what happens, which seems like common sense for most people. However in cases like this, look deeper, there are layers of thought, hate, and
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