Life In The Concentration Camp Essay

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Daily Life in The Concentration Camps

“… the personification of the devil as the symbol of all evil assumes the living shape of the Jews.” – Adolf Hitler. It was a very sad time in Germany, it all started when Adolf Hitler got elected. His plan was to wipe out the Jews from all of existence, and he ended up killing 11 million people. The first part of his plan was to open up a few camps, and he ended up with 20,000 concentration camps, some of the main camps are Aushwits-Burkina, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau, Sobibor, Treblinka, Theresienstat, and Buchenwald.

“The first concentration camp in the Nazi system, Dachau opened in March 1933.” The Jews would take freight trains and cattle cars, without any food or water. Once they arrived the SS men (Hitler’s troops at the camp) would shout and curse and push and beat the prisoners. Then they would arrange them in fives, and would march the 5 to the camp at a rapid
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in the summer time and 4:30 p.m. in the wintertime. Then the roll call would take place again and if someone was missing they wouldn 't get to eat until that prisoner was found. Then they would get “leisure time” and that would consist of the prisoner doing anything that they wanted to do within their barracks until lights out at 9 p.m. which was when everyone had to be perfectly silent they could not make any noise or even leave their bunks until they get waken up.
(Daily life in the concentration camps)

The daily lives of the prisoners in the concentration camps was very harsh, but Adolf Hitler actually thought what he was doing was right. It took many years for Germany to fully recover from the holocaust. I 'm sure some people who had friends or family never fully recovered, and some people didn 't even believe that it actually happened, because it was way to bizarre and crazy. But for the people who where around during the holocaust it will never be
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