holocaust n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Holocaust PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Holocaust

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 8

Holocaust - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 102 Views
  • Uploaded on

Holocaust. The state-sponsored persecution and murder of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945 Resulted in the death of 6 million Jews – 2/3 of the European Jewry

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Holocaust' - armani


Download Now An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
holocaust
Holocaust
  • The state-sponsored persecution and murder of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945
  • Resulted in the death of 6 million Jews – 2/3 of the European Jewry
  • Other groups targeted: Roma (gypsies), mentally & physically disabled, homosexuals, Jehovah Witnesses
pre war anti semitism 1933 1939
Pre-War Anti-Semitism (1933-1939)
  • Over 400 decrees & regulations restricted the private & public lives of Jews
  • 1935: Nuremberg laws
    • Excluded Jews from citizenship
    • Forbade marriage between Jews and non-Jews
    • Define Jews by having 3 or 4 Jewish grandparents
  • 1937: “Aryanization”
    • Jews required to register property & assets
    • Slowly lost ownership of these to Germans
kristallnacht november 9 10 1938
Kristallnacht – November 9-10, 1938
  • Widespread destruction of Jewish property in Germany, Austria & Sudentenland
  • Resulted in first mass arrests of Jews
  • Led to Jewish emigration
advent of wwii new nazi tactics
Advent of WWII = New Nazi tactics
  • Ghettos
    • City districts where Jews were forced to live in miserable conditions
    • Jews were deported to the ghettos from all over occupied Germany
    • Nazis set up as a temporary step until they figured out what to do with the Jews
    • Daily life in the Warsaw ghetto, Poland, 1942
concentration camps
Concentration Camps
  • First established as forced labor camps for opponents to Nazis and social deviants
  • With start of war, open more camps and centralize organization
  • After 1941 invasion of Soviet Union, begin massive killing operations
  • Final Solution: Authorize implementation of “complete solution of Jewish question”
  • Open 5 main killing centers – 2.7 million Jews killed in gas chambers
spiritual resistance
Spiritual Resistance
  • Preserve Jewish history & communal life
  • Observe holidays
  • Run education programs
  • Publish underground newspapers
  • Collect & hide Jewish records
escape rescue efforts
Escape & Rescue Efforts
  • Many escaped the ghettos & hid in the forests
  • Helped by individuals & resistance groups
  • Assisted by smugglers & forgers
  • French town of ChambonsurLignon sheltered 3000-5000 refugees
armed resistance
Armed resistance

Ghetto Uprisings

Partisans

  • April 1943, Warsaw ghetto rose up & fought deportations of remaining residents
  • It took 1 month for Germans to put down the uprising
  • It inspired further uprisings
  • Armed groups of Jews who escaped and sabotaged Germans
  • October 1943, remaining 600 prisoners in camps organized a revolt

Prisoner Revolts