The Holocaust The Holocaust was a mass murdering of millions of people. Most of the people killed were of the Jewish population. The number of people killed was so high they had to make a new word for it, genocide (Rice 11). The leader of this genocide was Adolf Hitler. Hitler is a German dictator (Fremon 7).
The Holocaust was a tragic event that took place from 1941 to around 1945. Adolf Hitler was behind the movement of persecution of the Jewish race. More than six million Jews were murdered in this awful event. The place where these tragic events took place were Concentration Camps. Unsafe and unhealthy conditions for anyone to live in but they were forced there against will.
Millions of people that the Nazis considered to be imperfect were brutally killed in this camp. The Auschwitz concentration camp deported at least 1.3 million people to the complex, out of which 1.1 million were murdered in cruel and inhumane ways until the camp’s liberation by the Soviets on January 27, 1945. The idea of the “final solution” was implemented by the infamous leader of the Nazi party, Adolf Hitler. This brutal regime leader soon became, “convinced that his “Jewish problem” would be solved only with the elimination of every Jew in his domain, along with artists, educators, Gypsies, communists, homosexuals, the mentally and physically handicapped and others deemed unfit for survival in Nazi Germany” (History.com). It is difficult to find an accurate number of the people that were transported and killed in Auschwitz.
In the Holocaust many Jews died because of malnutrition and diseases. They Jews went through severe conditions by marching with many hours without rest. At the end of the memoir it says, “From the depths of the mirror, a corpse gazed back at me”(119). This quote means he was so skinny and all he could see of himself was his bones. This shows how the Nazis treated Elie and the other Jews with hunger and how they did not get any food.
Hundreds of Gypsies died every day from gassing, but for the Jews, it was way worse. She had to work under terrible weather conditions, in little clothes, and very hard labor. Every night, she would wash her clothes in the sand that was near her bed.
The Holocaust was the extermination of six million innocent European Jews (The‘’Final Solution’’). It was a calculated, devious plan made by Nazi Germany to gather and eventually murder all European Jews (The’’ Final Solution’’). It occurred in Germany, Austria, and Poland, countries in the mainland of Europe (Stewart 9). Germany and Italy were the countries behind the Holocaust in Europe (Stewart 9). The victims of the Holocaust comprised of many different factions of people, including the Jews, Gypsies, homosexuals, trade unionists, and political opponents of the Nazis.
Killing Centers; An Undesirable Creation of Death. World War II started when German soldiers entered Poland on September 1, 1939. When Germany invaded Poland, Britain and France took charge on Germany on September 3 (Killing Centers). The Holocaust was a state- sponsored prosecution of millions of Jews led by Adolf Hitler in January 1933. When The Nazi’s took power in 1933 they thought that they were racially superior and Jewish people weren’t (Introduction To The Holocaust).
The Nazis dehumanize their victims physically, mentally, and emotionally in the concentration camps. The Nazis provide very little or sometimes no food for Jews, which results in death because of starvation. This is used every day by the Nazis to dehumanize Jews mentally. The biggest challenge the Jews face is staying healthy with very little food. If any of the workers are not capable of performing tasks due to sickness or disease, they are most likely to get killed.
The Holocaust Before the event of the Holocaust, there was 9 million Jews in Europe (Introduction). After, there were 6 million of them dead because of the Nazi party (Yeatts 7). This was all part of the plan to kill Jews using the “Final Solution” all across Europe. The Holocaust took place from 1933-1945 all across Europe in a quest to kill Jews and other groups of people (Steele 6). The people involved in this mass murder are Hitler (chancellor of Germany), Hermann Goering (commander of the air force) and Joachin von Ribbentrop, minister of Foreign Affairs (Yeatts 38).
Could you imagine being one of the many victims that were beaten, starved, and tortured to death in a concentration camp? The Holocaust was a genocide that took place in Germany, lasting 4 years. The leader was Adolf Hitler, who believed there was a ‘Jewish Problem’. This genocide took place from 1941-1945, in concentration camps surrounding Poland. The Nazi Party was founded in 1919 and shortly after, Hitler became the leader in 1921.