Essay on The Holocaust Was A Time Of Pure Evil And Grief

1357 Words Jun 8th, 2015 6 Pages
The Holocaust was a time of pure evil and grief. From when Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, lasting to the day the war ended in 1945, the Jewish population was taken from their homes, put to work, and faced with shocking living conditions. One of Hitler’s goals was to racially cleanse the society of Germany and areas in Poland to become a complete Aryan race. In 1933 the first concentration camp was established. These camps were used as either work camps, transit camps, or killing camps. Jews were forced to overcome absurd emotional and physical obstacles, and many were killed. Out of the approximate ten million Jews alive before the Holocaust, only about four million survived. In 1945, Anglo-Americans and the Soviets discovered and liberated concentration camps which saved thousands of struggling Jews from their preposterous state. After this, Jewish survivors organized ways to immigrate out of the country. With the establishment of Israel in 1948, thousands of Jewish refugees immigrated to live in this state (The Aftermath of the Holocaust.). After this, life changed plenty for the Jewish peoples as they established a new life and way of living. Without a doubt, with the outcome and changes made by this horrific war, the survival as a Jewish person was worth the horrors of the holocaust.

First of all, Jewish survival is one of the most important instrument to understanding the Holocaust. Many different stories can be told from many different perspectives,…

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