Unit Lesson Activity. Sami Peil Dakota Writing Project Holocaust Institute 2010. From Chelsea K.’s writing inspired from a photo and experiment with perspective:.
Unit Lesson Activity
Dakota Writing Project Holocaust Institute 2010
Nazi: I watched from the regiment as our leader stood up on the stage. The great and mighty Hitler. He inspired many of us to join. He started yelling of a greater race and how we must protect the pure Aryan way of life. Never once did he smile. This was serious business. He said we must eliminate and eradicate all of those who were impure. To restore Germany to greatness, we had to do this. His words emboldened me. To hell with those who threatened to destroy the master race!! I will do anything for my country. Anything the Führer tells me to. He knows what is best and he is right. The Jews and Bolsheviks are to blame for everything! Those who are against us and the homosexuals. SINS! They must be eradicated!! For the homeland!! Hail Hitler!!
Jewish shop-owner: I watched as that heinous fiend walked on stage. Hitler. So many words I can think of to describe yet none sufficiently completely describing him. Him, ha. It. That monster training all those poor children into a racist nation and Jew haters. Brainwashing them while their parents just let him. He started yelling about how it was all my people’s fault and the Bolsheviks that the economy is bad and we are the cause of all Germany’s problems. Certainly those children won’t believe that! Wait…what is going on? What are they doing? Is that cheering?! No!! He has no proof!! How can you be so gullible!! I feel tears run down my cheeks as I realize Hitler has won. Das Ungeheuer!! How could he?! They are only children! All is lost!! Erlöseuns, Gott!!