Altogether between 6,000,000 to 12,000,000 Jews were killed by the Nazis. More than 1,000,000 killed in concentration and POW
Out of the two world wars, World War II is known to be the bloodiest and brutal war. The main reason this is to believed is because to the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the time period where many were persecuted for their beliefs and race. Hitler is who is to blame for the Holocaust, he is the one who organized all the horrific things done to the people who did not fall under his Master Race. Despite the many theories about the purpose of the Holocaust, the real purpose make those who weren’t members of the Master Race fear the Nazi Regime, to force them to obey the Nazi’s without question.
The Holocaust was a period of time where around six million Jews were killed. When rising to power, Hitler 's main focus was to blame the Jews for the variety of problems Germany was facing at the time. The German people would accept the anti semitic claims and would start to create a deadly reaction against the European Jewish community. The Nazis believed that Jews were the problem, and it needed to be solved by removing them. The mass killings of the Holocaust were what Hitler called "The Final Solution".
The sheer amount of lives lost in this horrid time astonishes a large quantity of today’s population. Not only were people being tossed into the concentration camps, but soldiers and civilians were killed in the fight for their lives’. Human beings were given numbers and made to look like clones, as if to hide the misery of dehumanization. Loss of self and personal identity is shown throughout Night by Elie Wiesel. When hearing
The stuff they did was horrible. After the Nazis would kill the people they would take the fat (if any) from the body. That is what they made the Jews make their soap out of. The work that they had the Jews do was “back-breaking and very dangerous” (http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005263).
German laws banished Jews from the judicial system, medical attention, and the German army (The Holocaust). The Jews were striped of their citizenship and prohibited from intermarrying non-Jewish (The Holocaust). They were denied education and lost their jobs due to discrimination (The Holocaust). If that was not enough, the victims of the Holocaust endured gas chambers, labor camps, and concentration camps where indescribable, barbaric torture took place. Not even innocent, naive children were spared mercy by the heartless
The Holocaust caused the death of over six million Jews. This mass genocide is known by how horrific and inhuman the Nazi regime was to the Jews. However, what is not widely known is that over five-million other people of non-Jewish groups were killed during the Holocaust. Homosexuals, Gypsies and Jehovah’s Witnesses were a small amount of the many non-Jewish groups affected during the Holocaust. Homosexuals were one of the many non-Jewish groups impacted by the Holocaust.
Concentration camps were human recycling factories. Nazi soldiers would kill Jews by the masses and dispose of the bodies without a second thought. Women, children and families were gassed and burned without any regard for the fact they were human beings. Records show
Because of Hitler 's actions over 11 million were killed, 1 million of them being children. I think that the Holocaust was horrible and wrong and hopefully we will not have to experience anything like this again. I learned a lot from the books Night and The Book Thief. They made me realize how horrible the Holocaust was and what it was like to experience it. The Holocaust was a gruesome time where millions were killed, people were tortured, they were used in experiments and families were separated.
The rise of Hitler was an important event in history that expresses a terrible way of racism and hatred. Many bad things happened to many people because of the events that took place during the rise of Hitler. Tons of people died and families were broken up and never seen each other again. In To Kill a Mockingbird also express hatred and racism in terrible ways and are extremely racist.
On September 1, 1941 Hitler ordered all of the Jews to wear a yellow star. If they removed it and were caught they were imprisoned and taken to labor camps or shot on the spot. Catchers searched for hidden Jews everywhere. If Catchers found them they would be taxed large amounts of money. Jews didn’t have much money already especially since they had taken over their businesses and workplaces, so being taxed was not good for them.
“How could it be possible for them to be burning people and children and for the world to keep silent”. During the World War II, the Nazi party, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler wanted to kill all the Jews in Europe, The Nazis and their collaborators murdered six million Jewish people, including one and a half million children. This terrible period in history is now referred to as the Holocaust. It is hard to care about the suffering of a group of people who are out cast, seen as the “other”espically when violence is threaten if one stands out. One significant reason why the world stayed silent while jews were exterminated is because leader of major countries feared war.
Jack Serra Mrs. Breig English 9H 25 March 2017 The Atrocities of Life Inside a Concentration Camp On January 30th of 1933, the Chancellor and Fuhrer of Germany Adolf Hitler commenced mass genocide against the Jewish people. Following WWI, Hitler aimed to eradicate the Jews from Germany. Jewish people were herded into large concentration camps run by Hitler’s Army known as the Nazis. These concentration camps were basically death camps.
In both theaters of WWII, people were killed in masses, however, the reason for the high death rates differ greatly. Germany’s high anti-semitic beliefs and led to huge outcries against Jews in their country. This led to a plan called the Final Solution ( Spielvogel 858-860). This entailed the special strike forces of the SS, Einsatzgruppen, to round up Jews and execute them. Not only were Jews targeted, anyone considered non-Aryan were also executed such as Poles, Ukrainians, and even Gypsies.
The Holocaust was an enormous part of history. Not only this but, it is a reminder to the Jewish community of those who suffered. January 27 is the remembrance day of the Holocaust. Six million lost their lives during this era.