The Holocaust

by Charles Kawan

What is the The Holocaust

The Holocaust was the mass murder of millions of jews in Germany and other people.Hitler saw many groups as inferior and wanted them all dead and Hitler killed nearly 7 out of 10 Jews living in Europe were killed.and most of the killings took place in Europe between 1933 and 1945. They were organised by the German Nazi party which was led by Hitler.

Why did the Holocaust began

The Holocaust began in 1930 and into the mid 1940 in 1942 the wansee conference was held to organize the "Final Solution" which was to get rid of Jewry once and for all . Hitler the German dictator back then was an anti semite and wanted to get rid of Jews because he felt that they were Communists and the boss Hitler and the Nazi party organized a paramilitary group know as the SS to round up the jews and put them into ghettos and then camps.He was able to convince his followers of this issue with the Jewish Question as it was known and get away with murdering millions of people in an attempt to cleanse the society of anyone inferior to the Master Race.

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what happened before the holocaust

before the holocaust began jews were living in every country of Europe In 1933 the largest Jewish populations were concentrated in eastern Europe including Poland the Soviet Union Hungary and Romania many of the jews of eastern Europe lived in predominantly jewish towns or villages were called shtetls. jews lived a separate life as a minority within the culture of the majority and the jews also spoke their own language “Yiddish” which also combines elements of German and Hebrew and also they read Yiddish books and also attended Yiddish theatre and movies. Although many younger jews in larger towns were beginning to adopt modern ways and dress older people often dressed traditionally the men wearing hats or caps and the women modestly covering their hair with wigs or kerchiefs and back then jews could be found in all walks of life as farmers, tailors, seamstresses, factory hands, accountants, doctors, teachers, and small-business owners. Some families were wealthy; many more were poor. Many children ended their schooling early to work in a craft or trade others looked forward to continuing their education at the university level. Still, whatever their differences they were the same in one respect.

what happened after the holocaust

after the holocaust around two million jews had survived in the Soviet Union. Hundreds of thousands survived the camps.and in eastern europe in particular some had survived in the forests. and some of the survivors began to return home to search for relatives but they were often treated with hostility from the non-jewish population a lot of jewish property had been taken not by the Nazis but by the local people. Many of the locals feared that the jews would demand that their property and belongings be returned.

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The end of the holocaust January 30, 1933 – May 8, 1945

The Holocaust lasted for 12 years until 1945 Starting as early as 1944 the Allies were advancing on the Germans finally and they began taking over their camps. in July 1944, Maidanek a camp in Poland was liberated by the Soviets. This was followed by many more liberations and takeovers as the Americans and other Allies slowly removed Hitler from power in January 1945 Auschwitz was liberated it was the biggest camp in the Nazi territory and it was also the one where the most deaths occurred. the liberation of this camp was a major milestone in the end of the Holocaust.

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What happened next?

will after the Holocaust ended the Allied forces finally invaded Germany in 1945 Hitler knew he had been defeated. Whether out of cowardice and fear of punishment or based on Nazi ideals of death before dishonour Hitler committed suicide in April of 1945 before the Allies had a chance to capture him and of cures thousands of Nazis committed suicide during this year as they were taught that it was a more favorable option than being captured and punished for their beliefs but anyways hundreds more were caught and punished for their involvement in the Holocaust.

We Must Never Forget The Holocaust So That It Never Happens Again!!

The Jewish holiday Yom HaShoah is more commonly known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. For millions of Jews around the world, it reminds them that they must never forget the Holocaust nor can i ever allow it to happen again for those of you who are not familiar with this day it commemorates the genocide of 6 million Jews by the Nazis during World War II.

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