Oskar Schindler

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  • Oskar Schindler And The Holocaust

    from his camp to their death at Auschwitz. Schindler showed his courage and determination when he bribed the Nazi soldiers into letting the women go. He interjected with “What are you doing with these people? These are my people.” This was the only shipment of people to leave Auschwitz during the entire war. This shows what lengths Oskar Schindler would go to for the safety and well-being of his workers. The workers he cared for at Emalia were at Plaszow Concentration Camp, subjected to numerous acts of brutality and murder, Schindler personally intervened repeatedly on their behalf, through bribes and personal diplomacy. From this he wanted two main needs met; both the well-being of his workers and that the SS would not deport them.4 To protect these people he had done shady business deals which led to police officials and German SS to suspect him of corruption, and giving unauthorized aid to Jews. They arrested him three times at Emalia however they were never able to charge him.5 This allowed him to continue caring for his workers and resulted in saving their lives during the…

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  • Oskar Schindler: A War Hero

    Oskar Schindler was a war hero who saved many Jews during the Holocaust, giving many of them a second chance at life. Oskar Schindler was born April 28, 1908 in Svitavy, which is in present-day Czech Republic. He started out as part of the Nazi party. In 1939 him and his family traveled to Krakow and got involved in the black market. He opened a factory that made German war goods and employed Polish Jews. these weren't his intentions at first but many jews were saved from concentration camps.…

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  • Oskar Schindler: The Jewish Holocaust

    always be remembered. One brave man, Oskar Schindler, did as much as he could to save the Jewish people of Krakow from the misery of the Nazis. Oskar Schindler not only saved Jewish people from concentration camps and ghettos, but he also helped to nourish them and fought to keep them alive in his factory. Throughout the war, Oskar Schindler brought in many Jewish people to work for him. These people came to his factory knowing that they were in the hands of a nice man who was going to save…

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  • Oskar Schindler Biography

    Oskar Schindler was an intelligent and charitable man, and even though his morals were questionable, he managed to save over one thousand Jews. Oskar Schindler, born April 28, 1908 in Sivitary, Czech Republic. He grew up in Zwittau, Moravia. Oskar Schindler was an ethnic German. His father’s name was Hans Schindler and his mother’s name was Louisa Schindler. Hans was a factory owner and Louisa was a house maker. Oskar had a younger sister named Elfriede and even though they were seven years…

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  • Oskar Schindler Essay

    small, is ever wasted.” Everyone can always do something and make a difference. Oskar Schindler, for example, made a difference in society by saving the lives of many generations to come. Schindler accomplished this by starting a company, he persuaded people to donate money into his company as investments, hiring Jews, and thus keeping them from falling to a graver fate. Granted Schindler did not use his own resources to accomplish so much, but if it was not for him, many people and generations…

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  • Oskar Schindler Hero

    Schindler Oskar Schindler was viewed as a hero to many, but was he a tragic hero? Many people will tell you that he does fall under the tragic hero category. Schindler does have traits that point towards him being a tragic hero, but he was not. Oskar does not have a lot of the key characteristics of being a tragic hero. Tragic heroes tend to bring their own downfalls upon themselves. Oskar was never really "destroyed." He knew from the beginning that his business would not work after the…

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  • Oskar Schindler: The Holocaust

    The Holocaust One of the biggest genocides in history, the holocaust, is a symbol of human apathy. Millions of innocent citizens were the target of mass murders. World War II was a time when the world showed indifference. Not only did they ignore what was going on but they also helped the problem at hand by doing nothing. However, there were a few brave and courageous people. These people helped victims, saved thousands of lives, and risked everything for total strangers. We call them resisters…

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  • Oskar Schindler Analysis

    casualties at the hands of hate. However, a few brave groups and individuals fought back against genocide and injustice, frequently at the cost of their own lives. Actions by people such as Oskar Schindler have become…

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  • Schindler's List: The Horror Of The Holocaust

    Schindler’s List The movie Schindler’s List is a heartbreaking film displaying the metamorphosis of Oskar Schindler. Throughout the horror of the Holocaust, Oskar changes his ways and goes from a goes from a greedy womanizer to a kind-hearted hero. He risks his life daily so that others may have the chance to live. Schindler gave up his freedom in order to save the freedom of the Jews he had grown so close to in his factory. In the beginning of the movie, Oskar was a greedy and self-centered…

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  • Oskar Schindler Character Analysis

    determines whether they are like a diamond, or just another stone. Oskar Schindler, both a character in Schindler’s List and a real man, finds himself in the midst of World War II, arguably the most trying times in human history. In 1939, right as Poland falls to the German blitzkrieg, Schindler decides to open an enamelware factory, and, throughout his trials as an entrepreneur and later successful factory owner, suffering…

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