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    horrible events that took place during the Holocaust are hard to match. Some may say that it is the worst genocide in human history. But there is one thing that we can all agree on: the Holocaust definitely wasn 't the first genocide. Similar techniques and prejudices can be found in history before the Holocaust. These can be found most notably in the Armenian Genocide. The intentions, methods, and denial of both Genocides are very similar. The Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide are both…

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    During world war two more than 5 million jews died. In ‘’Milkweed’’, “Until Then I Had Only Read About These Things In Books”, and “The Guard” there is something known as the holocaust which killed 5 to 6 million jews. After reading these stories you could see the many similarities and differences between these three stories. The narrators have an similar but different view of the nazies. One of the similarities between these three stories is that the two narrators of the first and third story…

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    In Elie Wiesel’s Night, many sensitive topics are discussed like the harsh treatment of Jews by the Nazis during WWII. Elie starts out in a town, where a religious man is taken away for a while. The man gets back and spreads horror stories about the treatment of Jews. Nobody believes him at first, until all of the Jews are liquidated to Ghettos. In these ghettos the Jews were treated less and less like humans and people started to believe the horror stories. Then one day the Nazis came in and…

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    Isabella Shapiro Nance Keyes ENGL O8A 22 November 2014 Never Forget In 1933, a deadly period in time known as the holocaust changed the Jewish nation forever. The word Holocaust by definition means “a great or complete devastation or destruction, especially by fire” (Dictionary.com) and that’s what it was. From 1933 to 1945 six million European Jews lost their lives simply because they were Jewish. Unfortunately, I lost all of my extended family during this time period, however I am fortunate…

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    The Holocaust: Extermination or simple segregation? The spark that ignited the flame of Adolf Hitler’s hate started in 1918, when he learned of the German surrender to the Allies of World War One. Enraged, he blamed the surrender on the people in Germany, such as the Jews and Slavs, which he considered to be undesirable and sought to build a Germany were no weakness could hold it down. Hitler sent the undesirables of Germany’s occupation to camps where they were exterminated, and the evidence of…

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    Reading Response #2 Book: Prisoner B-3087 By: Nakayla 8-5 Retell: Yanek Gruener is a victim of the Holocaust, went through one of the worst things that have ever happen to people. During the years 1939-1945 when the second world war was going on, Yanek and his family lived on the roof of there old flat for three years. Eventually the Nazis had caught Yanek and took him through ten different concentration camps, starving, and torturing him and many others. As tons of people died each day there…

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    What were concentration camps? They were like a prison that the Germans build to keep the Jews inside of. They would kill them, put them to work, and make them suffocate with gas. Concentration camps were prisons that had millions of prisoners who got sick easily, and who the Germans made work like slaves in 42,000 camps and would force them into the showers to be gassed. Americans who found the camps thought they were terrible. Concentration camps were like prisons. According to the passage,…

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    Holocaust A Hoax Essay

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    Ness Monster. Though these are obvious examples, many critics believe the Holocaust was a hoax, but certain documents and medical autopsies prove that the genocide of over 6 million Jews was real. It is a proven fact that at one time, well over 40,000 concentration camps were in use for the execution and/or malnourishment of well over a third of the Jewish population in Western and Eastern Europe (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). Certain individuals are especially ignorant to the…

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    Concentration Camps During the time of the Holocaust, many destructive concentration camps were built. Adolf Hitler built these camps to kill the Jews as well as other undesirables throughout Germany and all of Europe. These camps had atrocious living conditions with many of the prisoners dying of starvation, disease, and execution. In addition to torturing and eventually executing most of the prisoners in the camps, the Germans also used them to perform hard manual labor that was necessary to…

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    Over six-million Jews died in the Holocaust because of Hitler’s “Final Solution.” Hitler wanted to use the Jews as a scapegoat for all of Germany’s problems. He used many methods for killing the Jews, such as labor camps and concentration camps. Labor camps and death camps were a terrible part of the Holocaust because of their brutal living conditions and death counts. Death camps were grand facilities built strictly for killing; therefore, hundreds-of-thousands of Jews met their fate there.…

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