AUSCHWITZ

Overview of Holocaust

The Holocaust was an event of the murder of six million Jews by the Nazis. The Nazis believed Germans were racially superior and deemed were an alien threat to the German racial community. Hitler tried to eliminate the Jewish population.

Definition/Background Information

Auschwitz was a Jewish concentration camp, plus it was the largest and most complex of them all. More than one million people lost their lives at Auschwitz, nine out of ten were Jewish. The Nazis experimented medically on the Jews. They killed them and took there clothes and wore them.

The Nazis took golden teeth out of the Jews after the died for prophet. Auschwitz killed the most Jews and some non-Jews out of all the concentration camps. They did a lot of trouble ways to kill the Jews. They starved them, they experimented on them, and they just straight-out shot them.

Original Research Question

What is Auschwitz? - The Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp for the Jews. where they tortured them and experimented on them.

How many people died at Auschwitz? - six million people died at Auschwitz. only nine out of ten of the six million people where Jewish.

Quote

"For the dead and the living, we must bear witness"

- Elie Wiesel

Citations

"Auschwitz." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. United States Holocaust Memorial Council, n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2016.