THE PLACES OF DEATH THE HOLOCAUST By Jakob Petersen THE HOLOCAUSThttp://images.google.com/imgres?q=nazi+flag&hl=da&tbo=d&biw=1278&bih=613&tbm=isch&tbnid=YpCad0i1eRTIRM:&imgrefurl=http://www.wallz.eu/desktop/426149/19050-nazi-flag.jpg-wallpaper&docid=_BVb7Xv1LjzzMM&imgurl=http://www.wallz.eu/photo/426149.jpg&w=1920&h=1080&ei=V1b8UKjUD4jJrQH2gYG4AQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=403&sig=108486314951204339774&page=2&tbnh=139&tbnw=244&start=19&ndsp=24&ved=1t:429,r:35,s:0,i:188&tx=77&ty=26
Here Hitler saloutes while going down to a ceremony in Nuremberg Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was born in April 20th, 1889 in Austria. His dad died in January 1903. In 1907 he decided to move to Vennie to become an artist, He failed the exam twice. After that Hitler got broke in 1914, so he decided to join the world war one. After the war Hitler got two medals of bravery. In 1920 he discovered his talent as a speaker and became one. In 1924 Hitler published his book meinkampf. He ran for President in 1932, but lost. He became the chancellor of Germany in 1933. He married Eva Braun April 28th, 1945 and died the next day of a pill and gun. http://digitalassets.ushmm.org/photoarchives/detail.aspx?id=1151666 http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=7794
Buchenwald The camp was constructed and opened July of 1937. Under the war it was in terrible condition. The first prisoners that came to the camp was politicians and criminals. Many Jews where then sent there in 1938. After Kristalnacht in Germany 10,000 Jews from Austria and Germany joined the camp. In October 1942 Jews were sent to Auschwitz. In May 1944 over 10,000Hungarian Jews arrived to the camp. At the end of World War two Jews were sent to death camps to get killed. The American troops invaded Buchenwald and saved 21,000 prisoners of all kind. Prisoners from the Buchenwald concentration camp at forced labor building the Weimar-Buchenwald railroad line. http://digitalassets.ushmm.org/photoarchives/detail.aspx?id=15051 http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=687 Forced laborers cut quarried stones outside the Buchenwald concentration camp
Treblinka The camp was build near Treblinka, Poland in the woods. The camp was a rectangle with watch tower on each corner and with barbered wire. It turned into a work camp in 1941 where Jews worked in quarries, and hard labor. The camp turned into a death camp in 1942. There massive amount of Jews come from the Warsaw. There was about 265000 Jews. When prisoners came men would move to the left, and women and children to the right. All were forced to leave valuables. Jews from Przyrow are deported to the Treblinka extermination camp http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=539 http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=1779 Under guard, Jewish men, women, and children board trains during deportation from Siedlce to the Treblinka extermination camp.
Auschwitz Auschwitz was ran as an efficient machine. The Nazis would control who would go where, and they would choose who would live. Adolf Eichmann organized the determination of Jews. Prisoners employed in Auschwitz would get rid of the body’s. The Nazis would sort left over possessions and sell them. Also when people arrived their things such as suitcases, shoes, hair, toothbrushes, and fake limbs were put to reuse so that other people who didn’t have it would get it( not for Jew or other prisoners). Main entrance to the Auschwitz extermination camp http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=1051 Suitcases that belonged to people deported to the Auschwitz camp. http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=614
Survivors of Mauthausen cheer American troops Mauthausen http://www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=804 Mauthausen was a concentration camp during World War 2. The camp was 5 kilometers(3 miles) away from the town Mauthausen in the upper Austria. The camp came to be in 1938 August 8th. For the first year the camp was mostly filled with criminals, and there was 88 guards to guard over each group. A lot of the prisoners was sent to Dachau. Most of the prisoners were poles, and 95% Jews died in the camp. In 1938 there was 1100 prisoners, 1939 there was 2666, and in 1940 there was 11000. Mauthausen was 150000 square meters long, and was divided into prison section, command section, and SS section( Secret Police). The main part was occupied by 3 parts. 1st was residential camp with 20 wood huts. 2nd was the workshop with 4 wood huts. 3rd was where people got killed. Corpses found when UStroops liberated the Gusen camp, a subcamp of the Mauthausen concentration camp http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=2393
Chelmno The death camp was located in Himler, Soviet Union. It became a death camp in December 8th 1941. The camp was very anti-semetism. Chelmno would usually operate with Auschwitz. Near the end of the World War two to get rid of the prisoners, The Nazis would take them to special vans where the prisoners would get killed. The Nazis killed 155000 Jews, gays, and gypsies by the special vans. The rest was shot, gases, or slaved to death. Gassing stopped January 6th 1945. Jews from the Lodz ghetto are loaded onto freight trains for deportation to the Chelmno extermination camp http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=511 Young German soldiers assist in the deportation of Jews from the Zychlin ghetto to the Chelmno camp http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?MediaId=3141