Events During Ww2

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There we a number of major events that occurred during World War II. The photograph above was the mushroom cloud above Hiroshima, Japan from the atomic bomb. On August 6, 1945 the United States dropped an atomic bomb, by the name of ‘Little Boy’ on Hiroshima, Japan. The bomb itself weighed a whopping 10,000 pounds and was over 10 feet long. The explosion created a substantial amount of destruction killing tens of thousands of people. This explosion wiped out nearly 90 percent of the city of Hiroshima and almost 80,000 people were killed due to the bombing. Despite the atrocious damage and outcome that left on the city, Emperor Hirohito and the army in Japan remained persistent and still refused to surrender. August 9, 1945, only three days …show more content…

These Jews were not very threatening at all or very large physically. The Nazi's with their support of a superior, Aryan race, wanted to kill the Jews as they feared them as a threat to Germany, the enemy. However, so many women, children, and the elderly were killed. The Nazi’s had very distinctive ways that they killed off the Jews that that they did capture. During the invasion of cities, lots of Jews were gathered to send to concentration camps, or just simply shot and killed to death. For those who were not killed on the spot, were sent to the concentration camps that were set up during the war. At these concentration camps, many Jews starved to death, died of sickness and malnourishment, and the most infamous of all were the gas chambers the Nazi’s sent the Jews in to suffocate them in poisonous gas. They would send in a number of people in these gas chambers at a time, and when it was all over, everyone of them would be dead. They would be tricked into going in because the Nazi’s would tell them that they were getting ready to “take showers”. This was a very sad time for the Jewish people, and anyone with a heart for that matter. Even though some escaped the concentration camps and the violent acts of the Nazi’s, most were killed during this time. The Nazi’s also took in and killed the disabled and the young children. There are a number of stories from survivors of The Holocaust that lives to tell their stories. Anne Frank’s Diary tells the life of a young Jewish girl and her family who hid from the Nazis for two years before they were captured. Although Anne died in a concentration camp, her diary has survived to share her

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