Why Were Concentration Camps Used During The Holocaust?

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The Holocaust Words build bridges into unexplored regions. -Adolf Hitler Did you know that over 1.1 million children died during the Holocaust? The Holocaust was a very bad time in History and you could probably guess was devastating for the people that were actually in the Holocaust! When did the concentration camps start? Why were concentration camps used? How many people died in the Holocaust? Did you know that young children were particularly targeted by the Nazis to be murdered during the Holocaust. They posed a unique threat because if they lived, they would grow up to parent a new generation of Jews. Many children suffocated in the crowded cattle cars on the way to the camps. Those who survived were immediately taken to the gas chambers. Did you know that Hitler planned to collect thousands of Jewish artifacts to build a “Museum of an Extinct Race” after the war? When did Concentration camps start? The first concentration camps in Germany were established soon after Hitler 's appointment as chancellor in January 1933. Even before the Nazis came to power in 1933, the Nazis had always showed their Hatred towards the Jews. As early as 1919, Adolf Hitler had written Rational Anti-Semitism. Hitler had developed a thought that the Jews were a…show more content…
Why were Concentration camps used? The Concentration camps were used to hold Jews as “Captives”. They held all sorts of Jews such as Socialists, Communist, and other political Prisoners. Jews, Homosexuals, Priests, and Ministers. They would keep them there working until they were unable to work, or they died of starvation. Then they would put them in Gas Chambers. Jews: up to 6 million, Soviet civilians: around 7 million (including 1.3 Soviet Jewish civilians, who are included in the 6 million figure for Jews) The Jew has always been a people with definite racial characteristics and never a

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