In the memoir Night, the narrator Elie Wiesel recounts a moment when Moishe the Beadle told the Jew community about the cruelty of the SS,” Infants were tossed into the air and used as targets for the machine guns” (weisel 7). This is inhumanity because the Nazis are killing little, innocent, defenceless babies. As the author describes his experiences, many other examples of inhumanity are revealed. Two significant themes related to inhumanity in the book Night by Elie Weisel are loss of faith and disbelief. One theme is that inhumanity can cause loss of faith.
Test subjects of the Holocaust, were murder. The humans that were cruelly, murder are never coming back to their families. During the Holocaust, numerous amounts of experiments were conducted on humans. Experiments were conducted in various concentration camps. Different medical experiments were conducted by different doctors.
The reason they were called Death Marches is because many Jews died on these marches. (Rogasky, Barbara Smoke and Ashes: The Story of the Holocaust) The Nazis had planned this all out. An entire state bureaucracy was created with the task of make sure everything went smoothly as they killed over 6 million Jews and 5 million other undesirables. Undesirables were homesexuals, POWs, Gypsies, and Poltical Prisoners. The Nazis developed the technology and
Only in Aushwitz, over 1 million jews found their death (USHMM). Siblings, twins and people with different physical or mental disabilities were taken to a part of the camp where doctors conducted experiments on them. They were drugged, injected with different substances, and held in starvation, which led to permanent consequences for the health of the ones who were saved or managed to get away (USHMM). Holocaust survivors who were experimented on have reported kidney and lung failures, development of cancer, etc. Concentration camps were the peak of human cruelty - they separated families, exploited people beyond their abilities, and showed no mercy towards anyone.
“The more we do it to you, the less you seem to be believe we are doing it.” This is a quote from Dr. Josef Mengele and it gives people confused thoughts on what this means. Josef Mengele was a German Schutzstaffel officer and physician in Auschwitz concentration camp during World War 2. Dr. Mengele carried out human experiments on camp inmates, especially twins. Mengele performed horrific experiments on twins and received the nickname “The Angel of Death.” In this essay, I will tell you some of the horrible experiments Dr. Mengele did to the twins at Auschwitz and some background research on him. When Dr. Mengele needed test subjects, soldiers hunted for twins, giants, and dwarfs, but twins were his main subjects.
The Nazi’s and the swatzika are very bad things. The Nazi’s killed over six million Jewish men, women, and children and 60 million people died in World War II which lasted for six years. Adolph Hitler was voted in as German Chancellor in 1933. He then created the Nazi party with its Swastika as a symbol for the Nazi party meaning racial purity. An evil disgusting dictator named Adolf Hitler built concentration camps and tortured and killed millions and millions of innocent people including men, women, and children.
The Nazis would choose whether they were capable of doing difficult outdoor work or if they should be sent to the gas chambers. 865,000 people did upon arrival, mainly due to gassing (Killing Centers). Thousands of people died from exhaustion from working since they were already weak from having no food (Byers 112). In 1941 Hitler came up with the final solution. He set up killing centers to quickly kill as many Jews as possible.
The Holocaust is considered one of the world’s most explicit examples of inhumanity. The German Nazi regime and their collaborators organized and executed the systematic extermination of millions of Jews, homosexuals, and gypsies. The few that survived set forth on a quest to reconstruct their lives, but were often hindered by the trauma they sustained. Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust survivor, struggled with his emotions from the war and sought solace by writing about his experiences as well as founding an organization responsible for catching Nazi war criminals. One of his most famous works, The Sunflower, recounts his interaction with a Nazi soldier lying on his deathbed.
Both of these insane dictators annihilated millions of people, even their own people for unjustified reasons. The Holocaust eradicated over six million Jews and two-thirds of the population in Europe. Under Hitler’s rule, the Jews, and other minorities were tortured, dehumanized, starved, shot, gassed, and incinerated. Pol Pot’s people were tortured just as the Jews when he targeted and killed almost a half-million Chinese for no reason. In the Holocaust, many Jews died just from the walk from one concentration camp to another.
Think of a man named Hitler, who killed 6 million Jews. During the Holocaust, a lot of Jews died from Hitler and his soldiers actions. These people he killed people, called Jews, the Nazis were very cruel and treated the Jews poorly. So they put them in concentration camps and killed all of them slowly, they killed most of them by gassing them and they also killed them by shooting them. In the book The Boy In The Striped Pajamas, Bruno was living in a place called Berlin then his dad got a promotion and the had to move to Out-With which is where he met Shmuel.
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.
Others died from barbaric medical experiments or gassings. The medical experimentation and its research was commanded by Josef Mengele who was also known as the “Angel of Death”. He performed many torturing, inhumane experiments on detainees such as injecting serum in the eyeballs of children to study eye color which caused those children extreme pain and injecting chloroform in the hearts of twins to see if both would die at the same time and in the same fashion. The bodies of all the prisoners held at Auschwitz were parched in
The Nazis killed about ⅔ of the Jews living in Europe. 1.1 million children were murdered during the Holocaust. The prisoners of the camps, were forced to hard physical labor, Nazi doctors conducted medical experiments on these people against their will, concentration camps were meant to work and starve prisoners to death. Extermination camps were built to kill large groups of people quickly and efficiently. The prisoners of the extermination
Hitler made the military decisions for his country during the war, but he is perhaps most known for his role in the Holocaust. The Holocaust was "the systematic murder of 6 million Jews across Europe (Danzer et al. 542)." At first, Jewish people were restricted of their liberties through the Nuremberg Laws ("Holocaust Timeline"). 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.