The Victims of The Holocaust Essay

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While the Germans and the rest of the world were focusing on World War I, many innocent people experiencing a different type of nature. They were subjected to being publicly humiliated, shaved and branded, and placed in tormenting concentration camps. Persecution and Emigration, Origins of the Holocaust, Fighting Back and Anne Frank are all big roles during this time period. No one will ever know the exact feeling of the trauma people were facing and how many people were actually killed.
During the time of the Holocaust, Jews were not the only victims of murder. Homosexuals, Communists, people with mental disabilities, Gypsies and Slavs, Russians and Poles. The killing started in 1941 to 1945. The Jews feared leaving and being separated
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Hitler States in his book Mein Kampf “At the beginning of World War I, or even during the war, if twelve or fifteen thousand of these Jews who were corrupting the nation had been forced to submit to poison-gas, just as hundreds of our best German workers from every social stratum and every trade and calling had to face it in the field, then the millions of sacrifices made at the battle front would not have been in vain.” (Origins of the Holocaust 34). Hitler wanted perfect people with blonde hair and blue eyes everyone else he wanted dead. The Nazi policy was to kill all Jews of Europe. From 1941 to 1944 millions of Jews were deported from Germany by the Nazi authorities. They then went to many killing centers known as extermination camps, where they were then murdered in gassing facilities. (“Holocaust Encyclopedia”). Jews during this time period were absolutely miserable they knew when they were found, if they were hiding out, that they were going to die in a painful way. Jews believed in Judaism which meant they only believed in one God. Judaism believes that Jews are uniquely connected with each other regardless of where they lived in the world, to Hitler it mattered.
Escaping from the concentration camps was very possible even though there was constant watch over all the fences. The main people who tried to Escape were

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