The Holocaust: Extermination Or Simple Segregation?
The spark that ignited the flame of Adolf Hitler’s hate started in 1918, when he learned of the German surrender to the Allies of World War One. Enraged, he blamed the surrender on the people in Germany, such as the Jews and Slavs, which he considered to be undesirable and sought to build a Germany were no weakness could hold it down. Hitler sent the undesirables of Germany’s occupation to camps where they were exterminated, and the evidence of the Holocaust outweighs the conspiracies that they did not.
Adolf Hitler’s Past
Adolf Hitler served as a Bavarian soldier in World War One for four years. Hitler earned two Iron Crosses of Bravery and also advanced to the rank of Lance Corporal during his four years of service. Narrowly escaping death several times, he was injured …show more content…
The death camps were built in various locations throughout Nazi Germany and Poland. These death camps were strictly for the mass murders of all Jews, Blacks, Slavs, and other undesirables that did not fit in with the blonde hair, blue eyed Aryans. Hitler wanted to spend no time making them work, he just wanted them dead. The most famous death camp was Auschwitz. When the Nazi 's realized that Germany and the Axis powers would have no other choice but to surrender they did the best they could to hide and destroy the records of the murders that had taken place. Although they successfully destroyed some records it has been estimated that about two million murders were made at Auschwitz alone. Altogether, around eleven million people died because of the Holocaust. Forty two thousand five hundred Nazi ghettos and camps were found throughout Europe and Germany. In Berlin alone researches have found three thousand camps. When they first began to research the concentration camps they estimated to find somewhere around seven thousand camps. Shortly after the research started they realized their estimate was substantially