The Holocaust : Destruction Or Slaughter On A Mass Scale Essay

1891 Words Apr 8th, 2016 8 Pages
The Holocaust Memorial
The definition of holocaust is: destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war. Most people associate the word holocaust by the slaughter of jews during World War 2. World War 2 started on September 1, 1939 and after a long fight of 6 years, it ended on September 2, 1945. The war involved multiple countries; on one side were the Axis Powers, including Germany, Italy and Japan. On the other side were the Allies. They included, Britain, France, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, India, the Soviet Union, China and the United States of America. The Holocaust museum is a memorial for all the victims of the Holocaust
Some say that World War 2 had been the most nasty, dirty, disgusting wars of all wars in history. This could be because of how many people died in the concentration camps. Adolf HItler wanted every jew dead, that was the main point of the war. But with countries on the verge of bankruptcy they threw themselves into the war with all they had. Industry became a big boom, with the war on everyone 's minds they all joined the fight by building tanks or making clothes or rationalizing food. (rice 9) Henry Ford was one of these men. He profited majorly from the war manufacturing.
Within the first year of Hitler’s rule, Germany Jews were excluded from a host of high-profile vocations, from public office to journalism, radio, theater, film, and teaching, farming. (rice 9). “Jews Not Welcome” signs could be seen on…

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