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    The Holocaust was a time of pure evil and grief. From when Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, lasting to the day the war ended in 1945, the Jewish population was taken from their homes, put to work, and faced with shocking living conditions. One of Hitler’s goals was to racially cleanse the society of Germany and areas in Poland to become a complete Aryan race. In 1933 the first concentration camp was established. These camps were used as either work camps, transit camps, or killing camps. Jews were forced to overcome absurd emotional and physical obstacles, and many were killed. Out of the approximate ten million Jews alive before the Holocaust, only about four million survived. In 1945, Anglo-Americans and the Soviets discovered…

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    occurrence known as the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a mass persecution of several communities and individuals, mainly consisting of Jews, which took place in European countries from 1933 to 1945; partly during World War II. This was actuated by the idea of anti-Semitism, which was promoted by the Nazi Germany regime, led by Adolf Hitler. They felt that the Jewish faith, and other “subhuman” races were inferior to themselves, so they either exterminated them or forced labor upon them. First,…

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    The book shows this guilt through the father-son relationship because while the father feels guilty of surviving the Holocaust, which is projected through his parenting, Artie is guilty for not being able to fulfill the needs of his father. This theme of guilt connects to Frankenstein by Mary Shelley because the creator, Victor, feels guilty for creating such a beast that would go around and kill his family members. Victor, the creator, will always carry this guilt, which eventually kills him,…

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    place in “Maus” by Art Spiegelman where Vladek, Art’s father, recounts the story of the ghastly holocaust and how this relationship effects both of them. Even though Spiegelman doesn’t outright say that the story is also about his relationship with his father, it is clearly presented in the graphic novel. By using both the stories in his novel, Spiegelman provides an insight about his father and how the holocaust shaped him. Both stories are intertwined, that is, neither could…

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    Everyone in the world each have their unique problems of their own to deal with but surviving the Holocaust was a problem that not only killed people but had killed people mentally and emotionally. To what seems to be the case for Vladek Spiegelman and his point of view on life and the behavior of others.Vladek’s story had not only impacted him as an individual but the whole jewish community for generations and decades to come. Not only having guilt for himself but that guilt will carry in in…

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    In the aftermath of the Holocaust, it is necessary to understand exactly what happened and who has absolute authority to explicate those experiences. According to Michael André Bernstein, “one of the most pervasive myths of our era . . . is the absolute authority given to first-person testimony.” He argues that it should not be widely held that survivors have “the most true, the most unmediated, the most trustworthy” testimonies or stories. However, I argue that Bernstein’s assertion of this…

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    that stood out. The Holocaust had methods of mass killing, had a theory behind the action, and there was aftermath. Hiroshima was different in the reasons for their actions, there method of mass killing, and the aftermath that was left after Hiroshima. Paragraph one- First, in the war at Hiroshima and in the Holocaust there were reasons behind the actions that took place. The Nazis which controlled the Holocaust based their ideas on the thought that they were the superior race. The idea is…

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    The Cambodian Genocide and Holocaust: Comparison and Contrast The intentional killing of a large group of people, typically due to ethnicity, race or religion is known as genocide. In the Holocaust and Cambodian Genocide, many innocent people were murdered in hopes of a “perfect population”. The Holocaust began in 1933 in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power. Hitler and members of the National Socialist German Workers Party committed the massacre of genocide. The massacre was committed…

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    policies in their treatment of the Holocaust survivors. Before the end of World War II, anti-semitic sentiments could be seen on posters within most major cities and by those that were elected into political positions.It was widely contested that should America, still trying to recover from the effects of the Great Depression, have allowed more refugees than what was permissible, it would have “created more unemployment, cheap competition for American workers, and a heavier drain on public…

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    Allies Liberation of Concentration Camps Unfortunately the Holocaust was one of the darkest moments in human history, showing the negative capability of oppression and hate directed towards a group of people. The Holocaust represented the ultimate depths of human morality and just how far it can carry and pile on, each action by the Nazis more evil than the last. For many the liberation of Nazi camps by the Allies could not have come sooner. World War II had devastated just about every corner…

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