Discrimination In The Holocaust

Raleigh, North Carolina has a growing population of 431,746. To try to imagine stripping everything about an entire population and moving them all into ghettos. Then move them again into concentration camps, while killing dozens of them in cold blood everyday. This is what happened to six million Jews in the Holocaust. This event to put simply was a horrific massacre. As Sharon explains “The sad and horrible conclusion is that no one cared that Jews were being murdered... This is the Jewish lesson of the Holocaust and this is the lesson which Auschwitz taught us”. Without looking back and learning from the Holocaust, the horrific events would have all been in vain. Eleven million people were killed in cold blood in the Holocaust, for this the …show more content…
Discrimination based off religion should be held to the same standard. One cannot simply take six million people out of their homes, as done to the Jews, based off their religion. In the Warsaw ghetto alone, there were over 400,000 Jews, to whom ten percent would die before being transported to the concentration camps. From the moment they stepped off the buses, some would be shot on the spot if they were seen as weak, old, or too young. Not only did they kill any Jewish infants, the Nazis found it amusing to toss the babies in the air as if they were a stone, and shoot them to fulfill their humour. Once they entered the camps, they were separated from their families, men from women, losing some of the hope they had. Then they started by separating those that were young, and those that were old. For the Jewish seniors, they served no purpose on the camp and were subjected to death. If any of the children seemed incapable of carrying out any work in the camps, they were also killed. From The Nazis began showing them kindness for the sole purpose of their embarrassment when they treated them like animals. After the weakest of the Jews were killed, they forced the prisoners to exercise to see which Jews had the stamina and endurance to work in the camp. They were forced to strip naked, and began running around the whole camp as fast as they could. If any of the prisoners stopped to catch their breath, or slowed down in the process, officers were ordered to shoot. They would run for hours without rest, and were not given anything to wear under their feet. Once they ended the trial, the remaining prisoners were sent to their cells. Jews were tossed around like ragdolls throughout the camp, performing vigorous work which caused excruciating pain. This severe pain led to the many Jews, which some say was more merciful than what others received. Prisoners in the camps would barely eat anything. The

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