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The Holocaust, Elie Wiesel, and Night. Auschwitz. Timeline. 1933 – Hitler elected Chancellor of Germany Hitler given “emergency powers” 1933- 1 st concentration camps opened. Throughout 1933 Jews begin to be stripped of their rights: owning land, health insurance, etc.

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The holocaust elie wiesel and night

The Holocaust, Elie Wiesel, and Night


Auschwitz

Auschwitz


Timeline

Timeline

  • 1933 – Hitler elected Chancellor of Germany

  • Hitler given “emergency powers”

  • 1933- 1st concentration camps opened.

  • Throughout 1933 Jews begin to be stripped of their rights: owning land, health insurance, etc.

  • Hitler orders sterilization of people with genetic defects.


Adoph hitler

Adoph Hitler


The holocaust elie wiesel and night

  • 1935 – Nuremburg race laws passed against Jews.

  • Nazis force abortions on women who might pass on hereditary diseases.

  • Jews can no longer serve in the military.

  • 1936 – Olympics begin in Berlin – Hitler sought to use Olympics to support his theories of racial superiority.


American jesse owens at berlin olympics

American Jesse Owensat Berlin Olympics


The holocaust elie wiesel and night

  • 1937 – Jews are banned from many professions including dentistry.

  • 1938 – Nazis enter Austria

  • Jews cannot “front” their own business, ordered to register wealth and property.

  • Krystallnacht – Night of the Broken Glass

  • Herman Goring – placed in charge of handling the “Jewish Question”


Prisoners at auschwitz

Prisoners at Auschwitz


The holocaust elie wiesel and night

  • 1939 – Nazis invade Czechoslovakia and Poland

  • Jews are placed in “ghettos” near railway stations awaiting “final solution.”

  • Nazis begin euthanasia on the sick and old

  • Nazis force Jews to wear yellow star.


Map of concentration camps

Map of Concentration Camps


Dr josef mengele the angel of death

Dr. Josef Mengele – The Angel of Death


1940 45

1940-45

  • Major concentration camps – Auschwitz, Buchenwald, etc. – become operational

  • U.S. enters the war – Dec. 7, 1941

  • Mass killings of Jews begin in 1942 using Zyklon B gas.

  • June 6, 1944 – D-Day – Allied Victory

  • Allied forces begin closing in on Germany in late 1944 and begin liberating camps in Jan. of 1945


The battle of the bulge 1944 1945

The Battle of the Bulge (1944-1945)


Mengele s infamous twin studies now 84 these women survived

Mengele’s Infamous Twin StudiesNow 84, these women survived.


Zyklon b cannisters

Zyklon B Cannisters


The holocaust elie wiesel and night

  • April 30, 1945- Hitler commits suicide.

  • An estimated 6 million Jews were executed in concentration camps.


Crematorium

Crematorium


Liberated jews

Liberated Jews


Americans liberating concentration camps

Americans Liberating Concentration Camps


Americans liberating concentraiton camps

Americans Liberating Concentraiton Camps


The yellow star

The Yellow Star


Holocaust shoe exhibit

Holocaust Shoe Exhibit


Gold fillings taken from jews

Gold Fillings Taken from Jews


Elie wiesel

Elie Wiesel

  • Born in Romania

  • Sent to Concentration Camp

  • Wrote Night about his experiences there.


Elie wiesel1

Elie Wiesel


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