The Holocaust. The extermination of an entire race Mr. Donald A. Fuller Grade 9 & 10 September 19, 2010. Definitions. Nazi's Come to Power. Adolf Hitler comes to power in August 1934 Hitler believed the Jewish Population in Germany were responsible for the economic depression.
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The extermination of an entire race
Mr. Donald A. Fuller
Grade 9 & 10
September 19, 2010
Kristallnacht or “night of broken glass”
-religious centers, homes, anything that belonged to Jewish people was destroyed
Description of a ‘pure’
Aryan. From a leaflet ‘The
Nazi Race’, 1929.
All Jews were forced to wear a Star of David on their clothes for easy ID.
“Work makes you free”
First used as prisons, later on as forced labor camps, and extermination camps.
These camps were prison/work camps.
Made war materials, weapons, uniforms, etc.
By 1945 20,000 camps existed.
Explore on your own, click picture to take a journey with Anne Frank.
Click for interactive guide!
Prisoners use their food bowls as pillows.
Discover a typical day in camp
Nazi plan to annihilate the Jewish population
“Prisoners” were striped of all they own, from clothes, jewelry and even gold teeth and fillings!
Those that were fit to work, were tattooed with a serial number.
Elite Military killing squads
Zyklon B gas canisters
At first bodies were burned and buried, this was too in efficient.
Later a more stream lined process, cremation.
Linking the past with the present
Who is responsible?
Blame is a big part of the world being able to move on.
Is every German a Nazi? Is every Nazi a killer?
Is Adolf Hitler solely to blame?
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