Hitler's Place In The Holocaust

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The Holocaust was the mass murder of millions of Jews and other religions from the Nazi regime and their collaborators (Steele 6). The Nazi’s got their power in 1933, they thought they were the “Master Race” and other’s lower than them were hated and tortured or killed (Steele 6). After the Nazi’s took power their final solution was to erase all Jews, other religions, and anyone who stood in their way (Steele 6). The Holocaust took place all over Europe but some of the main places the Holocaust took place in were Germany, Poland, and Hungary (Blohm 10), (Ghettos). People that were involved in the Holocaust were Nazis, Jews, other religions, and politicians (Steele 6-7). Some big Nazi’s included in the Holocaust were Adolf Hitler, Storm…show more content…
The first concentration camp held 5,000 Jews and the first ones were abandoned munition factories and they were also used as Nazi training grounds (Blohm 6-7). The Largest concentration camp was called Auschwitz and it had three main camps and part of it was a killing center (Auschwitz). Auschwitz was 37 miles from another concentration camp called Krakow and Auschwitz was located near the border of Poland (Auschwitz). 1,095,000 Jew were deported to Auschwitz and 960,00 of those ended up dying (Auschwitz). 210,000 Poland, Roma, Soviet soldiers, and other nationalists were deported and 122,000 of those died (Auschwitz). The SS and police deported 1.3 million people but mainly Jews to Auschwitz and 1.1 million of them died (Auschwitz). On October 7, 1944, an Auschwitz rebellion happened because the Jews learned they were going to be murdered, in there attempt the Jews killed three guards and blew up some crematoriums but all in the rebellion were killed (Auschwitz). Jews being deported to Auschwitz was constant, Hungary deported 426,00 and Poland deported 300,000 Jews (Auschwitz). In Auschwitz camp one there was the biggest gas chamber and after the new discovery of Zyklon B gas, they were able to kill a lot more Jews faster…show more content…
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