The Concentration Camps During The World War II Essay

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During 1939-1945 majority of the world including Germany were focused on WWII. Besides WWII there were many of innocent people who were encountering a different type of hurt. Hitler was punishing millions of Jewish people who were subject to being publicly humiliated, being forced to work through torturous conditions, concentration camps, and even extermination camps. In the extermination camps Jews killed by mass shootings, gas trucks, and gas chambers. World War Two was a big hurt to the Jewish people. Hitler the leader of the Germans put the Jewish people through hell during WWII. Hitler did this by creating concentration camps and extermination camps. Concentration camp is basically a place where Hitler confined the Jews under harsh conditions. He set up camps all over Germany to handle masses of arrested Jews. There were organized groups called the SA, the SS, the police, and local civilian authorities. The SA is known as Sturmabteillungen or more commonly known as the Storm Troopers. The SS are know as the Schutzstaffel or also are better know as the Protection Squadrons. ("Concentration Camps, 1933–1939.") Hitler told these groups to establish camps throughout Germany. After that Hitler told the SS to make these camps into a system. By doing this, the SS became the only group that would be able to control the concentration camps. The administration in the camps included a group called political units on alert. The name was changed to SS guard units whose job was…

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