He set up killing centers to quickly kill as many Jews as possible. 3 million people were killed in the killing centers alone. The first killing center was set up in Chelmno in December of 1941, but the largest one was Auschwitz (Killing Centers). Auschwitz was located right outside of the town Krakow. 1.3 million people died at Auschwitz, 1,095,000 of those being Jews.
Slawa Death March On January 20, 1945, approximately 1,000 Jewish prisoners were evacuated from Slawa camp in upper Silesia, western Poland, a region annexed to Germany. They were forced to march Southwest, and they went trough other camps adding more women to the group. On May 5, 1945, after covering 800 km the march ended in Vobary. 106 days marching through the bitter cold and snowy, with little to no food. Of the approximately 1,300 women 350 survived.
Genocide is the event of the mass murder a group of people: political, religious, racial or ethnic group. The Event of Genocide has occurred several times in the history of the world and is occurring today as we speak such as in Sudan in and the rwandan genocide both taking place in africa. In sudan there is a Genocide currently taking place between rebel groups and government-backed militias led to as many as two hundred thousand deaths, and the dislocation of over 2 million refugees. The book Night is a novel by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945, at the peak of the Holocaust toward the end of the Second World War.The Holocaust is one of the devastating
After forcing many Jews to leave, only around 250,000 Jewish people remained in Germany; therefore, Hitler executed his Final Solution, which was "a policy of genocide, the deliberate and systematic murder of an entire population (Danzer et al. 544)." Jewish people were relocated to concentration, labor, and death camps. There, millions of Jews and other targeted groups were shot, starved, overworked, and gassed. Jews were the most victimized group in the Holocaust, but Hitler also targeted gypsies, Jehovah 's Witnesses, freemasons, and homosexuals (Danzer et al 548).
Several hundred Jews had been prisoners in Gross Rosen between 1940 and 1943.The first of January,1945 the Gross Rosen camp had 76,728 prisoners. About nine thousand survived in 13 of the 20 subcamps. The Nazis began evacuating Gross Rosen on the very end of 1944.The satellite camps were liberated by the Red Army on the 8 and 9 of May 1945, with large number of survivors. Food caused the death of many prisoners. The Jews were registered and given new prisoner numbers.
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.
So after the Wannsee Conference in January 1942, Nazis began deporting the Jewish people to extermination camps designed for the sole purpose of killing. In the camps the Jewish people were put into a gas chamber designed as a shower. Then the Nazis dropped Zyklon B gas and within 15 minutes all the people inside were killed. The bodies were then burned in massive crematoriums that in the largest camp ( Auschwitz-Birkenau) could burn up to 8000 people a
The Holocaust was the most catastrophic event of the time period. According to website history.com staff in their article “The Holocaust”, 11 million people overall were killed in the Holocaust. The victims of the holocaust included Jewish people, Soviet prisoners of war, Polish civilians, disabled people, gypsies, political opponents of Hitler, and homosexuals. These people lost all their belongings, homes, cars, and their freedom. One specific experience the victims of the Holocaust went through were the Concentration camps that the Germans forcefully took them too.
The Theresienstadt existed for three and a half years, November 24, 1941 through May 9, 1945. Joseph the second named this village after his mother Maria Teresia, naming it Terezin. From all the Jews who were taken to Terezin, 97,297 died and 15,000 children died. Only 132 of those children have survived. The Ghetto Concentration Camp Terezin held over 55,000 Jews.
The German SS and police sent about 10,000 Jews to Buchenwald where they were subjected to cruel treatment. On year 1941, Buchenwald held a majority of 500 to 1,000 female prisoners. They arrived in 1944 to 1945. When Buchenwald concentration camp was evacuated they sent males to other camps. Many prisoners had died from that year of 1945.
Concentration camps were created by Hitler over 20,000 camps were made. The Nazis though that the jews didn 't care and were too powerful and that’s why they lost WW1. Approximately 100,000 jews died during the death marches. The first mass gassing of Jews took place in the chelmno extermination camps 5,000 convicted Nazi war criminals were executed and 10,000
The Holocaust was a horrible event in world war 2 and in history. Millions of Jews died in this event. About 2,000 people survive the holocaust.There a famous about a girl name Anne Frank ,who hide in the attic from the Nazis who will send them death camps. She wrote a diary which is now a artifact in present day, that explain everything happen in the war and the Holocaust. She said in her diary every day thousands of Jews were taken to the camps.