The Holocaust; probably one of the most brutal and horrifying genocides in the history of politics. It was the dark secret of Germany during World War II, As a result, the defeat of the Nazi’s sparked a huge newcomming, and with it, the formation of the United Nations. But that is not the main concern here. The events and documents that we have found about the Holocaust still horrify us today. Documentations such as the book Night by Elie Wiesel and the story of the White Rose show us how brutaly a person can treat one another, and the exents powerful people can go to in order to hold their power.
The majority of this article is emotion appeals. The author draws the conclusion that the way the Republican leaders in the United States are responding to this refugee situation is a way of repeating history. The number inferences made between the current situation and the Holocaust pull at the audience’s emotions. The Holocaust is such an powerful part of history with extreme hate and tragedy that at the mere mention of the word “Holocaust” emotions are being affected. The author furthers this tug at emotions by mentioning the story of St. Louis, reminding the us that United States has turned away people in need before and forced them into a death by ignoring their need for help.
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.
H.G Wells said, the Great War was supposed to be “the war to end all wars”; ironically enough a few years later a second world war broke out due to Germany feeling like the Treaty of Versailles treated them unfairly and the League of Nations having little to no power. World War II started on September 1. 1939 and ended nearly six years later on September 2, 1945. The war was long and bloody with nearly sixty million civilians and soldier casualties combined (according to nationalww2museum.org). There were five major turning points in World War II.
In January of 1945, the Schutzstaffel (SS) abandoned the Auschwitz complex as the Soviet Forces closed in. Prisoners were forced to march to other camps, which resulted in thousands of deaths. Many who couldn’t keep up with other prisoners or too slow were shot and left to die. The Nazis had time to demolish some gas chambers and camps, but they had to evacuate quickly. On January 27, 1945, the Soviet Forces liberated the Auschwitz Complex, saving some seven thousand lives.
Some of the jews in the train didn 't know what was going to happen when they arrived to the camp, but some knew what was going to happen because they had heard news from people of what the nazis had and are going to do to the Jews. It must of have been the scariest day for the Jews who had arrived at the death camp. Frang Stangl was a first commandant who had managed about 700 Jewish workers occupied nonpermanent to service the camp. He was an SS officer and in April 1942 he had arrived to take command at sobibor. Frang Stangl had instructed only 20-30 SS men he had picked mostly from the T4 program.
This part of the book tells the history of the beginning of World War II. Along with World War II, the Holocaust shown through many specific details. For example, explaining the march out of Auschwitz, Vladek states, “It was already night, they gave to each of us a blanket and a little food to carry, and we went out from Auschwitz, maybe the last one" (“Maus II” 81). This is towards the end of the war and less than a month later Auschwitz is liberated by the German troops. Not too many months later and World War II comes to an end along with the suicide of Adolf Hitler.
Adolf Hitler has become one of the most well-known dictators this world has ever seen. His power didn’t only spread throughout Germany, but throughout Europe as well. During World War II and now, there are people that believe his actions were inhumane and then there are others who follow him and worship him like a god, for example, Neo-Nazis. Before World War II, Germany was on the break of a serious depression, everything started to fall apart. Their economy was crashing and they just lost a major war.
This paragraph is going to talk about the Germans’ reaction to the Treaty of Versailles. Germans had a negative impact about the Treaty of Versailles. In a German newspaper called Deutsche Zeitung, published on 28 June 1919, it stated that “The disgraceful Treaty is being signed today. Don’t forget it! We will never stop until we win back what we deserve.” This obviously shows that Germans disliked the treaty when he describes the treaty “disgraceful” and they were really angry.
Both of them worked together to write the book on FDR and the Jews on a challenging debate that remains over whether Franklin D. Roosevelt turned his back on the Jews of Hitler’s Nazi Germany or if it was just the way political influences, or world chaos that affected his decisions and times to act towards this genocide. FDR and the Jews exposes a concerned leader whose determinations on behalf of Jews were far greater than the people of the world would have ever believed to be or expected, but whose noble governance was strengthened by the political representativeness of the great depression and the war during the time. Most people have believed that FDR had decided to not help the Jews at all, given the many opportunities, ideas, and opinions by the people and his colleagues. The purpose of this book was to show that FDR did indeed put the domestic political issues, such as the great depression, ahead of rescuing the Jews. Proving with facts that He indeed did far more than any other countries would have on the subject of protecting the Jews from facing death in the Nazi controlled countries and the genocide occurring in their death
The Holocaust The Holocaust is one of the more well known events in history, it’s a really bad time to be in but this did happen to these people and for no reason. The Holocaust is when the Nazi’s from Germany attacked the Jews Adolf Hitler led this attack and he and his men wiped out approximately 6,000,000 Jews. The reason for this was Hitler entered Germany into the olympics thinking he would win easily. Well he soon found out that he wasn’t the best and he lost. He needed someone to blame for his loss so he decided to blame the Jews.