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    The Trial Of Helena Grese

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    Grese continued on her rampage of torture and death. Dora Szafran testified at the Belsen trail that, “Grese had beaten a girl very severely.” She and the other camp supervisors maintained their daily selections, beatings, and humiliation. She attempted to maintain control in a situation that quickly spiraled out of her control and lead to the complete destruction of the Nazi regime. She extended her reign of terror on to Bergen-Belsen. One victim named Helene Klein stated, “Grese beat them with a riding-whip she always had with her.” In addition to these, the inmates of Belsen endured starvation as bad or worse than at Auschwitz. Ilona Stein testified, “In Belsen…she made the prisoners stand for hours without food, even if it was cold,…

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    "In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart" (Goodrich and Hackett 512). Anne Frank said this before being taken away to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Throughout Anne’s diary, she constantly writes about the positive aspects of her situation and of the people around her. Despite having faced tons of prejudice and discrimination, Anne kept a positive attitude which helped her cope with her emotions. Optimism is the key to dealing with conflict. Many…

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    Anne Frank's Diary

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    adulthood in the cramped confines of the annex, describing it uniquely beautiful. I can relate to her feeling like she had no one to turn to friendwise. I was not the type to be outgoing as she, but I deeply knew what it was like to feel the need to speak my mind, and write it down, but I admit, much less eloquently as she wrote. Anne's optimism and bright outlook on life, shined through each and every page of her Diary, even while she wrote of the hunted existence she and her loved ones were…

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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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    It is a well-known fact that the Jewish Holocaust was a time of death and despair. Lasting throughout the 1940’s, countless innocent Jews were deported into ghettos, labor camps, and even death camps where mass exterminations would then occur. Indeed, the camp system was, without a doubt, cruel and unforgivable. However, two particular camps of that time period, known as Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen, would not only be connected by railroads, but as well as a young girl named Anne Frank.…

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    Auschwitz Camp Essay

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    Auschwitz is a system of concentration/death camps that were opened in 1940, and maintained by the Nazi soldiers (History). It is located in southern Poland. The camp was originally used to hold political prisoners, but later on it was converted into an extermination camp for the Jewish people, and other enemies of the Nazi’s. Also, when the camp was operational, torturous medical experiments were being done to the prisoners of the camp. This camp is the most known concentration camp, and it is…

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    the jews in that time went through. The book, Four Perfect Pebbles was named after a past time game Marion would play to distract from the horror around her in the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen. She would search the grounds of the camp for four pebbles, each representing a member of her family, that were perfectly the same. She told herself that would be the sign that her family would stay together. Her brother, Albert would always tease her about it, but she was determined her family…

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    Life was hard and bad for jews during WW2. They got taken from their home and they got put into ghettos. They were put through very bad and hurtful things.Amsterdam was a hard place to live in during WW2. Hitler was the leader of Amsterdam. Anne frank was a little girl that grew up in the WW2 era.She got sent to a concentration camp.She had a diary and she kept the diary through WW2 and the camp. She was born in 1992,June 12 and she died March 12,1945. Her parents names were, Otto frank and…

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    Concentration Camp Essay

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    2017 Concentration Camps A concentration camp was a horrible place Jews were sent to so they could be killed in numerous ways. Some main concentration camps were Auschwitz-Birkenau and Belzec which were located in Poland. Also Bergen-Belsen and Buchenwald which were located in Germany. These camps tortured the Jews slowly and painfully. Jews could only imagine being called up and having to go to these horrible camps where the Nazi would inflict pain on them. The idea of concentration camps…

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    documentary film reliable? Sidney Bernstein’s film, German Concentration Camps Factual Survey is reliable to a moderate extent in portraying the treatment of inmates, attitudes of German civilians and actions of the allied soldiers. The film tries to depict as accurately as possible the horrors that occurred in the Nazi concentration camps during the liberation through the lenses of British, US and Soviet camera soldiers. The documentary uses a variety of shots and audio voiceovers to describe…

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