Rebecca C, Surya R, Morgan S, Tess M, Fatima M, Samy G
Germany and Holocaust Background Information
Many buildings and homes were destroyed by bombs dropped by the Allies.
The Jewish were discriminated, persecuted against and forced to wear yellow stars.
Many Jewish people were forced to go to Concentration camps where they were forced to work or were killed. Auschwitz was the biggest and one of the major camps.
The Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall was constructed in 1961 after WWII by East Germany because they wanted to keep everyone from the East side of Germany in. This is because it was controlled by the Soviet Union. The West side of Germany was free.
Germany was financially destroyed after WWII because the whole country was in ruins and
They Were Disgraced
The Germans were disgraced by the Nazis after WWII because of the horrible things they did to Jewish people.
The Berlin Wall
The German-Jews were caught in between the Jews and the Germans. They had to wear gold stars and they knew they were going to be killed. Before concentration camps were even formed, the Jews had to live in ghettos. Ghettos were a placed where they rallied up all the Jews.
This was also the year when medical experimenting started. This started in concentration camps as medical torture and resulted in mental and physical disabilities. Hitler was delusional and he strived for complete power.
The second in command of the Nazi Germany who came up with the plan for the "Final Solution".
Adolf Hitler promised to bring the economy to a better state, but instead he became the dictator and led his country to start WWII and the Holocaust.
The Army general, and chief of the High Command of the German Military
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