People do not realize that some Germans played a role in rescuing Jews. One of the most courageous was Oskar Schindler. What makes Oskar Schindler such a good example? Schneider took a gamble with the Nazi Officials and it paid off in full. The gambles was with the jews, he knew what the germans were doing was wrong.
The film Schindler 's List stands among the most successful and noteworthy Holocaust films of the twentieth century. It portrays the moral development of one Oskar Schindler, a rising Nazi businessman, who saved roughly one thousand Jewish prisoners of the Krakow Ghetto by employing them at his factory. By heavily bribing Nazi officials and outsourcing his production, Schindler was able to his deem his Jewish workers essential to the war effort, saving them from otherwise certain death. Like all films, Schindler 's List has its strengths and weaknesses. The director 's decision to begin in full color with candles which fade into black and white not only helps the viewer enter a solemn and serious mindset, but it also minimizes distractions as to focus solely on the film 's message while the story unfolds.
Europeans turned on their friends because of the poisonous message the government was preaching. During the Holocaust, Jews and Germans used armed and unarmed forms of resistance to retain their humanity. Oskar Schindler, a rich german man, help save thousands of lives without armed forces. Unarmed forms of resistance can be just as, or better than, armed resistance. “During World War II, Schindler rescued more than 1,000 Jews from deportation to Auschwitz, Nazi
Under the tireless regime of Adolf Hitler, Hans clung to his personal beliefs. He did this in several ways, he helped two Jews, and helped Liesel develop into a better person. Next time an individual
Aeneas was honest and followed through on his promise to found Rome, decisive when it came time to kill king Turnus and persistent in following the destiny he was called for, thus being effective in his leadership. Oedipus, however, was an ineffective leader compared to Churchill and Aeneas. He was honest to his people, but was rash in his decisions, and persistent in a negative way in front of his followers. Churchill led his country to victory in World War II, and Aeneas founded one of the greatest civilizations in all history. Oedipus was exiled from Thebes, and lived out his life as an old blind man., while Aeneas found greatness in his responsibility as an effective
The Holocaust is one of the most memorable moments of our time and juxtaposes into the mist of this tragedy was Oskar Schindler. A hero is considered to be someone who in the face of danger puts themselves before others, and that is exactly what Schindler did. Many thought him to be a horrible man, but he saved thousands of Jews in the time of despair. Schindler’s lying, cheating, and bribing gave many people hope (Roberts 95). Oskar Schindler proves to be one of the most righteous humans through his early life, his life during the Holocaust, and his life after the Holocaust.
The prosecution has indicated that my client was tied to the mass murders and killings of jews while under his watch. But there is a legitimate explanation to prove that he is not. People of the jury, the defense will call two witnesses to the stand to prove my client innocence, the first witness is my client is self albert speer and fritz sauckel. Albert speer was an architect that joined the nazi government with excitement and later moved to a higher rank in the nazi goverment. Fritz sauckel was a close friend to speer but also was a german nazi politician.
Between five and six million Jews were killed during the Holocaust, as a result of discrimination and it is still a widespread problem. Fighting discrimination and creating an equal society takes great wisdom and strength. Both the book titled Opening Day and the film titled The Book Thief share themes of wisdom overcoming discrimination: Opening Day reveals how Jackie Robinson had to be smart when fighting discrimination; similarly, the film titled The Book Thief illustrates Liesel’s need to be wise when helping Max. Jackie Robinson used courage and wisdom to help him battle segregation and become as successful as he was. For example, Jackie’s courage is reflected when he was ten and he was playing in a local park and a white girl started yelling “Nigger!
Oskar Schindler was a great hero as part of the SS Nazi party for he saved over 1,000 jews from getting slaughtered and abused at the Jewish concentration camps. Many Jews thought of his pot making factory as a haven, a refuge for Jews. During the later years of the war around 1942, Nazi soldiers invaded the ghettos and relocated Jews to concentration camps. Schindler had saved Polish jews from the Polish concentration camp, Plaszow. At first, I viewed Oskar Schindler as just another one of those greedy CEO’s and took advantage of Jews for free labor.
Choices play a critical role not only in people’s daily lives, but in shaping history as well. The stronger those choices are, the greater impact they have on society. During the Holocaust, when the Germans considered themselves racially superior to the Jews and caused millions of innocent deaths, ordinary European citizens and perpetrators shaped history through their actions and inaction. While some stayed quiet, many brave individuals, called upstanders, decided to rescue Jews and other victims of persecution, based on their past experiences and from the goodness of their heart. These upstanders chose to rescue and assist a race marked for death, while knowing full well the harsh penalties for doing so.