The Holocaust: Rescuers & Survivors. By: Stephanie. SWBAT: Questions students be able to answer…. Who were the victims? What did rescuers do to save the innocents? How many people in total to each victimized nation were killed? What other group of people were placed in the Ghettos ?
Most people were sent to concentration camps. Prisoners were forced to wear various colored triangles, each color and letter representing a different group.
Recently 98 and a member of resistance saved lives of 2,500 Polish Jews.
"I was taught that if you see a person drowning," she said, "you must jump into the water to save them, whether you can swim or not." · Irena Sendler
She buried jars containing their real and assumed names in the garden, so that they could be one day learn the names of their biological families after the war.
He rose to the highest level of humanity, walked through the bloody mud of the Holocaust without soiling his soul, his compassion, his respect for human life - and gave his Jews a second chance at life. He miraculously managed to do it and pulled it off by using the very same talents that made him a war profiteer - his flair for presentation, bribery, and grand gestures.
“My parents, my brother, and I ran through the kitchen into the pantry outside. In an open bicycle shed behind the house, we tried desperately to hide on the floor between bicycles and pieces of wood. Our luck had run out. Within minutes the house was surrounded by Nazis.”