Holocaust Report: The Holocaust And The Holocaust

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Shoah/Holocaust

The Holocaust was a genocide that took place throughout Europe from 1933-1945 in which six million Jews were beat, gassed, starved, burned, and shot. It took many decades for the jewish population to get back to where it was before the genocide. Many jewish people had to go into hiding due to these terrible acts. One of the many well known jewish people that went into hiding was Anne Frank in which she spent two years in a secret annex with her sister, mother, father, the van Pels, and Fritz Pfeffer. On August 4, 1944 they were captured and sent to labor camps. This was also the same fate that many Jewish residents of Nazi Germany faced being thrown into cattle cars and being taken away to a hard labor camp. Many would
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This pogrom happened due to the death of vom Rath which died due to a gunshot from a Jewish person named Grynszpan and so that’s why they targeted jews. There were beatings of the jews on the streets, there was shattered glass everywhere on the sidewalks, and the main perpetrators of ths were the SA and sometimes German civilians.

From September 1939 to the end of World War 2 the Nazis initiated Aktion T4 in which 275,000 to 300,000 people that were disabled were killed due to them being “incurable”. The SS would carry out the killings with the hospitals that housed these people also
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In these camps they were worked to the bone so many died to that, malnourishment, beatings, execution by gun or hanging, disease, and by being gassed. The gassings would be carried out in gas chambers. At the arrival of these camps the elderly and the babies would be burned due to them being weak. There would also be “selections” in which the prisoners would be lined up and tested to see if they still were strong and healthy, so the weak would then be killed.The first of these camps were built after Hitler became chancellor in 1933. In these camps the conditions were brutal with the victims getting skinnier and skinnier with each day that passed, some of the victims would be used for medical experiments, the weak and elderly would be killed, and the living conditions were terrible in the cabins with disease being spread fast due to the prisoners being
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