They held the highest population in all and every camp. In retaliation to Jews for killing a German policeman in self defense on July 31, 1940 the nazis carried out a public mass execution(“Holocaust”). This day was later named “Bloody Wednesday”.They were tortured by anxiety, were insecure of the present, torn between hope and despair, and felt helpless. There were many people who were persecuted during the Holocaust that weren’t Jewish: spouses of Jews, Roma Gypsies, resisters, priests and pastor, Jehovah Witnesses, political enemies, homosexuals, the disabled, and African-German descent. Spouses of Jews had to choose between getting a divorce or being sent to concentration camps along with their Jewish Spouse.
The Nazis were successful in fully dehumanizing Jewish prisoners in concentration camps. This brutal treatment often led to the loss of hope in these camps, part of the Nazis goal. In Night, Eliezer Wiesel’s memoir, he tells of the many instances where he experienced dehumanization during his time at several concentration camps. The Nazis eliminated people’s humanity in many ways, including starvation, nakedness, and taking away their names in exchange for a number. Starvation causes great suffering and deprives people of an essential part of life.
TASK 1- WWII ESSAY How did Nazis control the people through the use of concentration camps, rallies and glorification of Hitler? How was each of these means used to control German society and secure Hitler’s position and power? During the period of World War 2. Hitler and the Germans wanted to exterminate all Jews. They hated anyone who was of Jewish decent.
This tells us the reasoning that people believed proved that the Jews were guilty. As it says for this reason they were burned in these places as well as any other place that the word they should be burnt spread to. “However in Basel the citizens marched to the city-hall and compelled the council to take an oath that they would burn the Jews, and that they would allow no Jew to enter the city for the next two hundred years. Thereupon the Jews were arrested in all these places.” In some places the Jews had admitted to poisoning the water so they were burned. In some places however the Government believed the Jews should be left alone.
Race, Hatred, and Violence The Holocaust was a devastating act that showed what being racist and hateful is all about. The Nazis and German authorities were the main reason for the killings of about six million Jews. They murdered homosexuals, Roman Gypsies, twins, the mentally ill or physically disabled, Jews, political opponents, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and priests. They wanted a perfect a race so they decided the people who weren’t perfect had to suffer. They didn’t care about the fact that nobody is perfect.
The stuff they did was horrible. After the Nazis would kill the people they would take the fat (if any) from the body. That is what they made the Jews make their soap out of. The work that they had the Jews do was “back-breaking and very dangerous” (http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005263). They “work to the bone literally” (http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005263).
Evidence has shown hatred towards the Jews long before the Holocaust(The Holocaust-World War 2). Hitler blamed the Jews for the defeat of the war in 1918(The Holocaust-World War 2). After the death of President Paul Von Hidenburg in 1934, Hitler made himself Germany’s supreme
Dehumanization The Nazi’s dehumanized the Jews with the Nuremburg laws. Such as Jews can’t marry or have a sexual relationship with a German. Jews were stripped away from their human rights. Making Jewish people dig trenches to actual put the people that the Nazi had killed in the trenches or it would be their deathbed. Organization Mass killing of the Jews.
Many died because of fire in the Holocaust, when Nazis burned bodies into the crematoria. Fire can also be a representation of hatred as it makes the prisoners hate the camps even more. Even though the camps are already terrible, the sight and thought of fire makes the prisoners seem more vulnerable to death. This is shown in the book when Elie thought that he was going to die by the
He wants to put Tom Robinson in jail for something he didn't even do because he is racist. These events are the same to the Rise of Hitler because Hitler kills a lot of Jews, when the Jews didn't do anything to him, because he is racist and has hatred towards
To show how much he hated the Jews he started the holocaust. The holocaust showed everyone just how much Adolf Hitler truly hated the Jews. By the end of the Holocaust Adolf Hitler had ended up killing thousands of Jews. He didn’t seem to care if they were children or not. If they were Jewish they were to be killed no matter what.
It is believed that 1.8 to 1.9 million Polish civilians (non-Jews) were killed due to Hitler and his army, but that is disregarding the three million Jewish poles that were killed. The Nazi party’s idea of a perfect world was um well… it was perfect and this meant that everyone living in it had to be perfect. The Nazi party killed many many people that had physical or mental disabilities. KIlling people with disabilities was supposed to be a secret operation called “Operation T4” d eventually leaked out and Hitler ordered the operation to end although it still continued. Doctors were told to kill all patients who suffered from a disability by “accidentally” giving them wrong prescriptions or poisoning them.
Grimly, these “inmates of the European prison” faced not only a physical torture/murder of their bodies, but also a crushing blow to their mind, soul, and faith throughout the second war of the world. At the age of 15, Elie survived through the events that stole his life from him; only to leave him in a state of emotional duress, “Never shall I forget the small faces of the children whose bodies I saw transformed into smoke... these moments that murdered my god and my soul and turned my dreams to ashes. (34)” The Nazis were as malevolent el Diablo himself; they played twisted mind games such as these, “We
The death camps were places where the detainees would be taken into chambers where toxic gas would be released and the prisoners would just drop dead. The “Final Solution” was one of the key elements that the Nazi Society believed in. Though at the beginning of the Nazi occupation of Europe work camps were the places where the prisoners were forced to work long grueling hours, later in the occupation they started to use death camps to help them in the “Final Solution”. According to the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum, “Millions of people were imprisoned and abused in the various types of Nazi camps. Under SS management, the Germans and their collaborators murdered more than three million Jews in the killing centers alone.
“In the ghettos, the nazis used the Jewish councils to communicate their orders”. The Nazi soldiers used this administrative system to create destruction among themselves. This would take some of the pressure off the soldiers and make the Jews torture themselves. Overall, the concentration camps were the most brutal and notorious camps throughout