The Holocaust: Courage And Horrors Of The Holocaust

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The Holocaust is recognized as the most significant tragedy of the modern era. The phenomenon was driven by religious discrimination, dictatorship, and the general hatred toward the Jews by the Nazi party. The term “ Nazi” is an acronym for “Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei” which stands for National Socialist German Workers Party. It was the only political party thriving in Germany at the time. The mass murder defined the furthest boundaries of evil known to mankind by the guiltless genocide of nearly an entire ethnic race. Within a matter of years, over nine million innocent people were massacred. Events like these have horrified generations throughout time and to this day, there are a few survivors left to tell their own personal stories of the Holocaust and what they had to go through . Some of these survivors have shared their own personal stories through literature. In the stories “Dancing With G-D” by Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal fifty boys are fulfilled with courage and strength, “Twins Survival Story” published by “CBN” Eva Mozes Kor is able to forgive the Nazis after all the harm they had caused her mentally and physically and “The Diary Of A Young Girl” written by Anne Frank and edited by Otto Frank and Mirjam Pressler, in where Anne Frank is able to maintain a level optimism during a time of hatred toward the Jews. The following people mention were strong enough to preserve the essence of humanity during this time of crisis for human
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