The Holocaust: The Persecution Of The Jews

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The Holocaust: The Persecution of the Jews
On January 30, 1933 – May 8, 1945, Due to the Nazi 's need to demonstrate their "God-like power". The holocaust is known as one of the most gruesome parts about World War II, the reason for that is because of the Nazi 's, only seeing the Jews as parasites needing to be exterminated, due to their racist and anti-Semitic ideology.

On January 30, 1933, Hitler assumed power as chancellor of Germany. He presided over a cabinet in which Nazi minister was still in the minority. On February 27, 1933, Reichstag building was set on fire, it housed to the German parliament. There was a strong suspicion that the Nazi’s started the fire themselves. Hitler immediately took this opportunity to outlaw all opposition to his rule.

In the spring of 1933, the Nazi’s brutally took away art and culture. The books of well famous authors like Freud, Einstein, Mandl, and H. G. Wells were thrown into the flames. These books burning ceremonies were enthusiastically led by university students all throughout Germany. The minister of propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, organized the burning of books in Berlin. He boasted that for now on Germany would be freed forever form the influence of Jewish ideas. Joseph Goebbels, after Hitler was the Nazi parties most dynamic speaker. Goebbels was a skillful organizer, who mastered and developed the art of propaganda. It was he who created the image of Hitler as Germany’s superman. He controlled every aspect of the German
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