Children of the Holocaust
Children of the Holocasut
By the time the Holocaust ended in 1945, 1.5 million Jewish children were dead. Jewish children were systematically targeted as victims in the Nazi calculated program of geneocide. Nazi arrests were directed against all members of Jewish families and some gypsy families without concern for age.
Camps like Auschwitz, children did not fare well. Many were killed upon arrival. Babies born in the camps were killed on the spot especially if they were Jewish.So called camp doctors, especially the notorious Josef Mengele, would torture and inflict incredible suffering on Jewish children, Gypsy children and many others.Patients" were put into pressure chambers, tested with drugs, castrated, frozen to death, and exposed to various other traumas.