The Horrors Of The Holocaust Essay

1318 Words Jun 14th, 2016 6 Pages
“Do you know why most survivors of the Holocaust are vegan? It 's because they know what it 's like to be treated like an animal.”- Palahniuk. This quote only hints at the horrors the Jews experienced in Germany during World War II. The basic definition of what the Holocaust; A revolting time period in which the Nazis ruled and dictated their belief that the German race was superior to all other religions, races, and beliefs. Hitler was a dictator that terrorized over Germany because he was the leader of the German Nazi Party during 1934 to 1945. This historic event resulted in 6 million Jewish people dying. This is also not including the other races such as Gypsies, the disabled, homosexuals, and communists, but these facts are only an introduction for the barbarity to come.
If you were a Jewish person during this time you were taken by force to a concentration camp and tortured beyond imagine, or you were in hiding. Anne Frank is a prime example of a Jewish person who hid from the German officials to escape the tortures. She was a girl who went into hiding in a secret passage hidden from the knowledge of the Nazi’s. She lived with many other roommates in a small secluded area including her own large family, but had no other choice because of the dire scenario she was entrapped in. Her case is very well known because we have physical proof of her journey through her time in hiding: her journal. This 16 year old girl (at the time of her death) detailed the facts and opinions…

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