Ghetto In Poland

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The Holocaust was an event where 6 million Jews and 5 million others were put to death by the German state leader Adolf Hitler from 1933 to 1945 (Rossel 12). Yet the nearly 6 million Jews who were harshly killed were very real. They had families and went about their life just we do (Rossel 16). The Holocaust killing took place in 3 different countries. Germany and Russia split Poland into 2 different parts. In West, Poland the Nazis set up ghettos away from the public in cities like Lodz and Warsaw (Rosell 32). There were also some camps that were located Austria (Nazi Camps). The people who fueled this event was Adolf Hitler's. Hitler depended on the German people. The views of the Fuhrer must be the views of his people (Stewart 58). It is…show more content…
Hitler preached his prejudices to the Nazi party and found that prejudice (especially hatred of Jews) made him more popular (Rossel 56). Since Jews were “different” non-Jews did not trust them. They were suspicious of Jews and they considered Jews outsiders, potential enemies and a threat (Rossel 56). The first ghetto was set up in Poland at Protrkow (Rossell 183). On October 2nd, 1940 the Warsaw ghetto in Poland was set up (Rossel 183). Religious life was very strong in the ghettos. Traditional Jews tried to continue the observing of the Mitzvot. Of course, the Nazis did outlaw religion eventually (Rossel 183). Some survivors quoted that “public prayer in these dangerous times is a forbidden act. Anyone caught in this crime is doomed to severe punishment (Rosell…show more content…
When American troops liberated the Czechoslovakia camp they found 5419 survivors, but altogether there was 38906 Jews that had perished (Ayer 15). The Buchenwald camp was liberated on May 8, 1945, by soviets.17320 people were still alive, but very close to death (Ayer 15-16). The conditions in the camp were brutal showing even worse than the piled dead bodies were actually the people that were still alive. When the Soviets liberated in the Auschwitz camp, they found 600,000-1,000,000 human beings that were murdered during the camp's existence (Ayer
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