Essay on The Massacre Of The Holocaust On The Jews

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Devil’s Quest:
The Infamous Tragedies of the Holocaust on the Jews
Adolf Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. He initiated World War II and oversaw Nazi policies that resulted in millions of deaths. The Holocaust was one of the twentieth century’s greatest tragedies that was generated by widespread anti-Semitism, absolute terror, and human experimentation. Anti-Semitism in Germany resulted in many difficulties on Jews during the Holocaust. The Nazis and their collaborators terrorized Jews by taking away their rights and sending them into camps where many unpleasant happenings occurred, and German doctors experimented on Jews without consent.
On January 30, 1933 President Hindenburg appointed Adolf Hitler chancellor of Germany. This was the beginning of a terrible time to come for the Jews. Jews were subjected to harsher persecution that led to the murder of six million Jews. One and a half million of those Jews were children. It also led to the destruction of five-thousand Jewish communities. These deaths represented two-thirds of the Jewish people in Europe and one-third of all the Jewish people in the world. (Holocaust Memorial Center, 2015) The Jews who died were the victims of Germany’s planned attempt to eliminate the entire Jewish population in Europe. Hitler called this plan the “Final Solution”. Many Jews attempted to flee Germany, and thousands succeeded by immigrating to such countries as Belgium, Czechoslovakia, England, France and Holland. It…

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