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  • Sadistic Women

    Evil and Sadistic SS Women When people think of sadistic killers during the Holocaust they think of men; What about their female counterparts? Many of these women were stationed in concentration camps. Some of the female members of the SS were more sadistic than male members. Herta Bothe is one of the three sadistic women spoken of in the Bergen Belsen trials. Bothe was born on January 3rd 1921 (Source Bergen Belsen Trial Transcript) in Tete, Mecklenburg. Bothe had done house work until 1940 (Source Bergen Belsen Trial Transcript).Herta Bothe was stationed in Bergen Belsen in 1945. From her own account she had arrived late February 20th-26th 1942 but it was not till mid-march was she put in charge of the wood Kamando. From eye witness…

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  • Holocaust Concentration Camps

    having the three different concentration camps and what effect did it have on the victims and the bystanders of the Holocaust? The significance of having three types of concentration camps was that Hitler, the SS and the Nazis were able to concentrate their sub-human victims. Having three types of concentration camps was an essential part of the Nazis ultimate goal of the Final Solution, as it dictated the fate of not only the victims but also the bystanders of the Holocaust. The three types…

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  • Analysis Of Eva's Story: A Survivor

    in social organizations, including political leadership. In Eva’s Story: A Survivor’s Tale by the Stepsister of Anne Frank, fifteen year old Eva explains how she feared for her life at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp. Every time the narrator tries to walk around the camp, there is always a young soldier watching her, and eventually, he started stalking her in the showers, compounds, and everywhere she went. As a result, she felt as if he…

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  • Auschwitz Camp Essay

    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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  • In My Mother's Shoes And Night Comparison

    Ellie Weisel’s novel The Night and Shirley Wachtel’s In My Mother’s Shoes are as much similar as they are different. Both novels narrate the details of those who were forced to live in the concentration camps for years. In My Mother’s Shoes is told from Holocaust survivor, Blima, and her daughter, Shirley, and switches from each of them throughout the novel. Although In My Mother’s Shoes is told from two view points it can be viewed as three because Betty is Blima’s American name and only…

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  • Life In Concentration Camp

    Daily Life in concentration camps was terrifying and draining emotionally and physically to the prisoners. The prisoners were always fearful of unnecessary beating and lashes from whips. The Nazi’s changed every person so that they could no longer feel or have emotions. The Nazi’s forced the prisoners to do unnecessary work in terrible conditions. Daily life in the Concentration Camps can be described as absolutely terrifying. The able-bodied prisoners worked in the slave labor complex. To…

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  • Death Camp Dehumanized Essay

    know that many terrible things happened to the Jewish people during the Holocaust, however, very few know how poorly they were treated and how each individual was the bane of some of the Germans existence, including Adolf Hitler. Especially in one of the largest concentration camps of it’s kind, Auschwitz-Birkenau also known as “The Death Camp”. This paper explores what…

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  • The Loss Of Morality In Elie Wiesel's Night

    In just over one hundred pages of sparse and fragmented description, Elie Wiesel’s Night conveys the unimaginable horror of the Holocaust while putting on display the loss of humanity that he was forced to bear witness to in Auschwitz concentration camp during the Second World War. Not only is Elie forced to watch the degradation of basic moral values and characteristics of his fellow man, but he is also left to question the morality of his own God. Even more horrifying, Elie is subjected to…

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  • Darkness In Elie Wiesel's Night

    Throughout the novel, Elie continually fights his own morality. In the height of the Holocaust, Elie, as a small child, and his father were taken to a concentration camp where he and his father both were firm in their faith in God.…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Night By Elie Wiesel Dehumanized

    describes how he is a Jew and was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp where the Nazis tortured and abused the Jews physically and mentally. As a result, it caused the Jews to do things that a human being would not normally do. The Nazis had such an effect on the Jewish people that they turned the Jews into ruthless savages and apathetic animals, which dehumanized them to act like animals. The memoir starts off introducing Moishe the Beadle a foreign jew. He was not like the other Jewish…

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