The Holocaust: The Horrors And Treatments Of The Holocaust

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The Holocaust is a horrifying subject that started in the early 1940’s and mid-WWII. The Holocaust was formed by Adolf Hitler (Allen 5). He directed a team of people called Nazis to build the concentration camps (Allen 5). The Nazis killed many people during the Holocaust including Jewish men, women, and children. It all started with one camp called Auschwitz where many people died including author and holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel’s family. The Holocaust is also a time in history when millions of people were persecuted in Europe by being sent to live in ghettos and eventually being deported to concentration camps where they were systematically annihilated until the Allied forces liberated the remaining survivors.
The Nazis forced Jews into the ghettos to separate them from the rest of the population (“Ushmm Ghettos”). Adolf Hitler was in charge at the time and created three different types of ghettos for different type of treatments and torture (“Ushmm Ghettos”). The three types were closed ghettos, open ghettos, and destruction ghettos. The closed ghettos were isolated and closed off. The prisoners there had no freedom, starved, and
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They would be selected from the first day they arrived at the camp. Women and children would mostly arrive, undress, and go into the gas chambers. Pregnant women were tested on as well as the sick and twins. They were tested to see what would kill the jews fastest and with the largest quantities. With twins, however, they tested on some to see if one got hurt would the other one feel pain (Ushmm.com). In the late 1930’s and early 1940’s Nazis invented gas chambers. The workers at the camps would tell the Jews to undress like they were going to take a bath but they were actually gas chambers and that's why many people call the chambers “Baths” (Ushmm Concentration

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