Holocaust Research Paper

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The Holocaust is the genocide of almost six million European Jews during World War II, in an intentional attempt to eradicate by the National Socialist German Workers’ Party known as Nazis in Germany under the command of Adolph Hitler. While the majority of people today understand at least vaguely what the holocaust was, yet there are actually an aggrandizing amount of people that don't fathom or apperceive what it involved. The holocaust was primarily a mission to eradicate all Jews, disabled, mentally challenged, blacks, gypsies, or anyone who wasn’t a pure Aryan off of the face of Earth. To be more specific the holocaust was to annihilate all Jews first because Hitler had some mental enmity with them. He had said that Jews were …show more content…

Shortly before the outbreak of war, SS and police officials incarcerated Jews, Roma, and other victims of ethnic and racial hatred in these camps.
To concentrate and monitor the Jewish population as well as to facilitate later deportation of the Jews, the Germans and their collaborators created ghettos, transit camps, and forced-labor camps for Jews during the war years. The German authorities also established numerous forced-labor camps, both in the Greater German Reich and in German occupied territory.
Following the invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, Einsatzgruppen (mobile killing units); militarized battalions of Order Police officials, moved behind German lines to carry out mass murder operations against Jews, Roma, and Soviet state and Communist Party officials. German SS and police units, supported by units of the Wehrmacht and the Waffen SS, murdered more than a million Jewish men, women, children, and hundreds of thousands of others. Between 1941 and 1944, Nazi authorities deported millions of Jews from Germany, from occupied territories, and from the countries of many of its Axis allies. They deported them to opprobrious ghettos, extermination camps, concentration …show more content…

Eyewitnesses brought reports of Nazi atrocities in Poland to the Allied governments, who were harshly criticized after the war for their failure to respond, or to publicize news of the mass slaughter. This lack of action was due to the Allied focus on winning the war at hand, but was also a result of the general incomprehension with the news of the Holocaust. In Auschwitz more than 2 million people were murdered. A large population of Jewish and non-Jewish inmates worked in the labor camp there; though only Jews were gassed, thousands of others died of starvation or disease. During June 6, 1944, D-Day was declared in glorification of the U.S.A and other Allied Forces defeating most Hitler’s government. As a result, Nazis began to deport large proportions of Hungary’s Jewish population to Auschwitz many where many were killed every

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