Dehumanization In The Holocaust Essay

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Register to read the introduction… In these camps “the death rates were so high, from malnutrition, typhus and exhaustion that the disposal of corpses became a serious problem.” (THE CAMPS)

The treatment in transporting and caring for the victims is probably one of the main factors in the dehumanization of people during Holocaust. The victims were treated inferior simply because of their nationality. The
Nazi’s made it a point to degrade these people in every way possible by taking away their rights and free will. Praying wasn’t permitted and was often followed by death. Alexander
Kimel, a Holocaust survivor, expresses how the Nazi’s treated the victims:

The Germans establishes a bureaucracy that dealt with people like we are dealing with commodities not even cattle. For example coal is mined, sorted, transported and burned in a casual manner, when it comes to transport cattle man is more careful; cattle requires the supply of fodder, water and proper facilities. The SS dealt with their victims like with commodities. People were collected, stored, transported to Gas Chambers for

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