The Holocaust: The Nazi's Dehumanization Of Jews

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Stage: Example of the Holocaust
Symbolization Jews had to wear the star of David.
Pink stars to homosexuals.
Black triangles to gypsies.
Jehovah’s witnesses Purple triangles
Criminal Prisoners were Green. This refers to the people on the concentration camps.
Swastikas to those who were on his side.
Symbols of hate, humanity and hope which is also known as the “3 H’S”.
Hate: the Swastika was a symbol for hatred for people who didn’t support Hiltler. It also stads for what the Nazi’s supported such as finding a scapegoat e.g Jews for the lose of world war one. But for many other religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Odnism the Swastika was a sign for good luck and fortune which also shows that Hitler took something
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They were also classified according to their skin colour. The Master Race was you had to have fair skin blue eyes and blonde hair. People who didn’t make the categories of a the Aryan Race were known as “ Subhuman”. Jews were considered as undesirable and worthless racial group.

Dehumanization The Nazi’s dehumanized the Jews with the Nuremburg laws. Such as Jews can’t marry or have a sexual relationship with a German. Jews were stripped away from their human rights.
Making Jewish people dig trenches to actual put the people that the Nazi had killed in the trenches or it would be their deathbed.
Organization Mass killing of the Jews.
The Nazi’s would shoot all the Jews in a ghetto and dispose all their bodies in a trench. Gas chambers were used to kill Jews. some were killed from medical experiences. They had 15000 labour and death camps.
Polarization: Propaganda was used to show that Jews were cruel people. Propaganda became a norm in Germany because of the use of good propaganda. He used propaganda in movies, posters, books and kids were taught this in
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Some Jews also went to the concentration camps. Bad plumbing and people would die of starvation by and the Nazi’s actually did this on purpose by giving them small amounts of food. Some people had money to smuggle food into the ghettos. During winter there wasn’t enough heating so this made them more prone to catching diseases. Any gatherings in the ghettos where held as threat. This has to do with the preparation of the Holocaust because they gathered the Jews so they can get rid of them more easily than they would than going to each house and take all the Jews.
Extermination In 1939 The Nazi’s experimented with poison gas which killed a lot of people. They started using gas chambers which the people thought they were going to take a shower which was actually a false statement. Gas chambers were less costly than shooting. Nazi’s decided that the gas chambers would be a more faster way to get rid of the chambers which was known as “ The Final Solution”. The systematic killing of the Jews started in 1942. The more people who were in the gas chambers the quicker people suffocated. 6 million were killed out of 11
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