The Holocaust During The Holocaust

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The holocaust was one of the biggest massacres of history. For the 12 years that Germany was ruled by the Nazi Party, a central belief was that there existed in society, certain people who were dangerous and needed to be eliminated for German society to flourish and survive. Before WW2 the population of Germany was 9.6 million during the period of the holocaust it dropped to 3.5 million. It shows it was one of the biggest mass murders ever and not only effected the Jewish but also the German population.
May 8th 1945, The day the Holocaust ended, most Jews ended up homeless and put in refugee centers. 80,000 Jews immigrated to the states, 136,000 immigrating to Israel. The UN formed in October 24th, 1945. It helped the Jews finding a new home, after years passed the Germans reflect on what they’ve
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A lot of Jews were being taken out of there housing had been stolen from the locals. Once the laws were broken during the war the allies decided to bring justice for those accused for war crime, 12 convicted death sentence, 3 committed suicide, four put in prison for 10-20 years and 3 were acquitted, Names including, Martin Bormann, Karl Dönitz, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick, Hans Fritzsche. Even though the holocaust was such a horrific event they began to rebuild the country. The reconstruction physically was a very long process they lost many lives’ but also industrial power. After the war, the Allies occupied Germany, outlawed the Nazi Party and worked to purge its influence from every aspect of German life. The party’s swastika flag quickly became a symbol of evil in modern postwar culture. Being captured inside a camp for months sometimes years with thousands of people being killed every day lead to suffering with post-traumatic stress

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