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    Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Three years later, the American Army discovered one of the Nazi extermination camps, and thus, almost accidentally, the liberation of these encampments…

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    These acts of punishment instilled fear and created a sense of authority, so that slaves would know their place. The holocaust didn’t just only torment Jews, but also tormented Jehovah’s witnesses, homosexuals, disable people and others. The inmates of the holocaust were also branded just like slaves, but slaves got burned into their skin with a marking or symbol, while in the holocaust a number was tattooed on your body which was a way they were recognized. The holocaust on the other hand,…

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    1. The feat that not many dared to try was to escape the lead-sealed boxcars on the way to extermination camps. The reason why not many tried to escape was because it required tremendous bravery to do so and it was nearly impossible to lift up the floor boards of the packed train car to escape. Also even when one did manage to escape the boxcar they would most likely get killed from being thrown beneath and run over by the roaring train. 2. The woman lying on the tracks was shot in the knee,…

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    The al-Assad regime is one of the many warring units that are executing genocide. In March of 2011, pro-democracy protests erupted in Syria and quickly increased throughout the country. The Assad regime responded with a brutal suppression on the peaceful protests by mass killing of the protesters. This group has reached the persecution and extermination stages of genocide, with its violent approach towards the victims. Sunni Muslim cities and towns were bombed and shelled by Syrian forces,…

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    contrast to the inside of the Holocaust Museum, is the Hall of Remembrance. The Hall of Remembrance was created so the viewer could reflect on the history of horrors that they had just witnessed and reflect on the lives lost. The Hall of Remembrance could be described as a room that, “has an enduring smooth and soothing light, like “the interior of a lantern. ” It is interesting that with the Hall of Remembrance the atmosphere of the room is peaceful and solemn. On the walls of the Hall of…

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    One of the key themes underlying the entire film is the power that every individual possesses, and the difference that one individual can make. For instance, although Schindler was only one man he succeeded in saving more than 1100 Jews from death - the 6000 plus descendants of which may have never be born otherwise. Furthermore, the film showcases the overwhelming triumph of the human spirit, which is perhaps best illustrated by the wedding that takes place in Plaszow labour camp. Despite the…

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    Maus: A Survivor's Tale

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    because his dad is considered a hero in the Holocaust, “He wants me to go help him fix his roof or something. Shit! Even as a kid I hated helping him around the house. He loved showing off how handy he was...and proving that anything I did was all wrong. He made me completely neurotic about fixing stuff… One reason I became an artist was that he thought it was impractical… it was an area where I wouldn’t have to compete with him” (97). No one knows why Vladek acts like he is superior to Art but…

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    parents and teachers.” It is unnecessary to have to show terrible, horrific pictures of deceased bodies in the gas chambers of concentration camps. The diary assists children in understanding the truth of what she went through. In personal experiences, I have been a witness to classmates leaving the classroom close to…

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    “Beggars sit and lie along the walls and the sight of people collapsing from starvation is common,” (Friedlander 205), this quote comes from the book Nazi Germany and Jews, 1933-1945; the author discusses the devastating state in which the victims encountered, such as marches to certain camps without the presence of food or water, and being forced to strip bare whenever they were commanded. The painter, David, had seen these incidents, because of his occupation at the gas chambers, so as a…

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    Have you ever been in a situation that you feel like doing the right thing, even when others might do something different? Everyone has courage, but what is rare is when people actually show it. In The Diary of Anne Frank Play (written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett) the Frank family, the Van Daan family, and Mr. Dussel are all Jewish people who need to go into hiding to stay safe during World War 2. Miep Gies is one of the people that helps hide them. Miep shows courage by helping the…

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