The ghettos were the first step in eliminating the Jewish population. Jews were first moved to the ghettos to be easily identified and isolated from the rest of society (Altman 8). Some people were required to do manual labor for the Nazis such as, building walls around the ghettos or doing pretty much anything that would make money for the Nazis (Byers 73). The ghettos were built to be a temporary place where the Jews could stay while Hitler and his Nazis came up with a new plan, but they ended up staying until the end of the Holocaust (Ghettos). The first order to gather all Jews and move them into ghettos was sent out on September 21, 1939 (Altman 8).
It got to be operational on May 20, 1940 and remained so until January 27, 1945, when the Soviets freed it. More than one million individuals were killed in the three camps, around 90 precent of them Jewish. "Sonderkommandos" was a unique unites contained Jewish detainees chose randomly upon landing in the camp. They were tasked with policing the bodies, clothing, and valuables to and from the gas chambers and crematoria, and however their employment was horrible, they were rewarded with more food and better working conditions. On the morning of October 7, the Sonderkommandos all of a sudden assaulted each and every SS protect in and around the gas loads and crematoria.
The implementation of the 'Final Solution' required Jews from all over Nazi-occupied Europe to be transported by rail to the death camps in Poland. Jews were told that they would be 'resettled'. In reality, they were taken to one of the six death camps. Hundreds of thousands of people were crammed into sealed cattle trucks or open wagons, sometimes spending days without food, water or sanitation. People arrived sick, dehydrated and starving.
Nazi Death Marches During WWII, Hitler ordered for all Jews to be taken to work camps, where they were forced to work in with little to no food. Most of the time the Jews would be making stuff for the German army such as, tools or clothing. The Jews had to have a strong spirit, or they would perish. But, towards the end of the war American troops invaded Germany, finding the work camps. Afraid of the American troops finding the work camps; Hitler ordered all work camps to be evacuated to death camps deep in Germany.
A year later, Himmler appointed Theodor Eicke as Dachau concentration camp commander. In 1939, Eicke was replaced by Richard Glücks, who took the job as Inspector of Concentration Camps and held this position until the camp closed in 1945. The German Security Police had the responsibility to arrest, release, execute, and to order disciplinary punishment. Prisoners could be confined in concentration camps indefinitely for not doing anything wrong, having charges to a specific crime, upon release from prison or court, and lastly because the police authorities thought an individual was a danger to German society. For prisoners whose behavior was criminal related but considered non-political, the Criminal Police officers issued a “preventative arrest.” Under these orders, jews were incarcerated in the concentration camps.
Belzec Essay Belzec was during the German occupation of Poland during world war 2. Belzec is a camp that was divided into three parts administration section,barracks and storage. Belzec is the second camp to have gas chambers and burial pits. The camp in total had three gas chambers and to kill Jews they used carbon monoxide, and had a house made with wooden building. This camp was built to be a part of Aktion Reinhard, solely for extermination of Jews.
In Germany the largest Jewish Internment Camp was the Auschwitz. In this camp was where Elie Wiesel the author of ‘Night’ was taken. They would split and scatter the men from the women and children, that would remain the last time they would get to see each other. At the Japanese-Internment Camps, they could remain together. After they were separate the families in Germany, the guards would put the men through selection.
Like many genocides the Holocaust was one of the worst recorded in history. The Holocaust happened during World War II when Hitler became the leader of Germany in 1933. The War was mostly present in Europe, East Asia or the Pacific Islands but the Holocaust, which was a genocide of Jews, took place in Europe. Nazi’s and SS officers would storm the houses of Jews and move them into ghettos eventually ending up in a concentration camp. Some would die on their way there but mostly all the deaths occured in the camps.
He was heading to Auschwitz. On the train, he met an old man whose son Jacob had saved during the train attack. He explained to Jacob that he could no longer go by the name “Jacob,” as the Nazis would realize he was in the Resistance when his name was not found in their records. Jacob was to take the name of the man’s son, Leonard Eliezer. When the train arrived at Auschwitz, everyone was filed into a line and sent either left or right.
It is difficult to find an accurate number of the people that were transported and killed in Auschwitz. When the Jews first arrived at the camp, they were separated into two lines. Those who were sent to the left line, “which was the majority of those who arrived at Auschwitz, were never told that they had been chosen for death. The entire mass murder system
The Nazis established ghettos in poland, Polish and Western European Jews were all taken to Ghettos. Their methods used to kill the Jews were mostly shooting or gas vans. Even this took a psychological burden on the nazis to the point where they couldn’t kill. The Holocaust lasted for 12 years and near the end the allies were advancing on Germans and begin to take over the camps. The oder and and sight of the living conditions of these peoples were an abomination.The book night talks about these topics and Wiesel writes and thinks about the death and disappearance of God and his own increasing disgusted with humanity, reflected in the overturn of the parent-child relationship, as his father drops to a helpless state Wiesel becomes his annoyed teenage caregiver.
Prisoners in the Nazi labour camps were worked to death. They had a small amount of ration. The prisoners who couldn’t work were killed and many died as a result of forced labour in the camps. Later on after the invasion of Poland, Jews over the age of 12 who were living in the General Government were forced to work under forced labour. Then all non-Germans who were in the General Government were subject to forced labour in 1942.
The “Final solution” was implemented in stages. After the Nazi rise to power, Nazi forced racism, boycotts of Jewish prisoners and anti Jewish laws created a separation between the Jews and the “Ariyan” majority of Germany. The Nazis built ghettos to house the Jews until they were ready to begin with the killing. They deported Jewish people to this ghettos under the false information that they were in temporary living areas and we 're going to be resettled somewhere else. Conditions in the ghettos was horrendous, overcrowding was part of life and typically three families had to share one apartment that
Concentration Camps “ Researchers found out that the Nazi’s had actually established about 20,000 camps between 1933 and 1945.” These camps were made to harm, kill, and force hard labor on the Jews. Concentration camps were mainly for the Jews to be put through harsh labor that caused many to die. The Jews were put into these camps because Hitler and the Nazi’s did not believe Jews belonged here on earth and that they only caused trouble. The Jew was mistreated and killed. “Concentration Camps were part of the “ Final Solution” a plan created by Hitler and the Nazi’s to exterminate the Jewish people.” “Imprisonment in a concentration camp meant inhumane forced labor, brutal mistreatment, hunger, diseases, and random executions.