the new order and the holocaust
THE NEW ORDER IN EUROPE
in 1942 the naziregine streched across continental europe from the english channel in the west to the outskirts of moscow, also largely organized in one of two ways.
Western Poland, were directly annexed by Nazi Germany and made into German Provinces.
Nazis began to put their racial program in effect soon after the conquest of poland.
Heinrich Hommler, the leader of the SS, was put in the east, his plan was to move the slavic peoples out and replace them with germans. they included czech, polish, serbo-croatian, slovene, and ukrainian.
By 1942 two million ethnic germans had been settled in poland. the invasion of the soviet union made the nazis even more excited about german colonization in the east.
SLAVE LABOR IN GERMANY
in 1942 there was a special order to set up recruit labor for German farms and industries.
1944 7 million European workers were laboring in germany, another 7 million were forced to labor for nazis in their own countries on farms, and military camps
THE DEATH CAMPS
- 1942 jews were from countries occupied by germany were rounded up and put in trains and shipped to poland
30% of arrivals at auschwitz were sent to labor camp where many people were starved or worked to death
- 1942 death camps were full in operation
THE DEATH TOLL
Germans killd over 5 to 6 million jews over 3 million of them in the death camps
this mass slaughter of european jews was known as the holocaust
CHILDREN IN THE WAR
Young people of all ages were victims of world war 2
1.2 million jewish kids died in the Holocaust
1945 there were 13 million orphans in europe
Kids 13 - 14 years old were given decorations for killing enemies
- From 1944 to 1945 Local Japanese people took food and shipped it aboard and that led to a food storage that caused over a million vietnamese to starve to death.
In Burma and independent government was set up in 1943 and declared war on Allies
After their conquest of nanjing, China in 1937 Japanese soldiers spent several days killing, raping and looting.
- inadequate diet and appalling work conditions in an unhealthy climate led to death of 12,000 Allied prisoners of war and 90,000 workers by the time the railway was completed
1. What effect has the holocaust had on the jews?
2. Who was responsible for the Holocaust?