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    country of France was most concerned about its close boundaries to Germany. The militaristic nation of Germany would continue to pose a threat to not only France but all of the allies if the French border was not spread further and if the reconstruction of Germany was not decentralized. Rhineland, the western border between Germany and France, should be occupied by France, so the nation has an additional 30 miles of militaristic cover from another potential invasion. Furthermore, decentralizing Germany’s national government would decrease the risk of an invasion. The article states, “To achieve this end [of no future invasions], political power in the new Germany must be decentralized and located in the individual Länder (states) that make…

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    Concentration Camp Essay

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    Kayla Razo Mrs.Pilarte Language 8B Period 4 March 7,2017 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…

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    The year is 1940, and as of the 5th of June Adolf Hitler’s German forces had invaded, conquered, and now occupied France. At the mercy of the Germans, France was on their knees and all chances of taking their country back were doubtful. On June 18th, French General Charles de Gaulle’s voice broadcasted on the radios nationwide as he delivered the “Appeal of June 18”, a call for France to not secede in the fight against Nazi Germany. I believe Charles de Gaulle’s ability to present an effective…

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    World War II was an extremely dark time for this entire planet. Every country was affected in some way by the war. With Hitler’s powerful regime taking over who or whatever stood in their way to world domination, no lone country stood a chance at even partial interruption of this totalitarianism. The allied forces, mainly the United States, Great Britain, the United Kingdom, Russia, and France, combined together and did their best to combat the German army. Though they were a great threat, there…

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    Battle Camp Narrative

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    We continue to walk to what we hope is West. Navigating my way through the forest is extremely hard. Everyone takes turns leading because that person had to clear paths for everyone to follow. Whenever it is my turn we seem to come across the most blocked off areas possible. Everyone constantly has to stop and help me clear the path. Sometimes, even with everyone working, we can’t get through and we have to find a different way. We are all working on a certain area when I hear someone in a…

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    Although there has been other genocides, the Holocaust has been the worst event that took place in history. Two million Jews and other minorities were targeted and killed. The Holocaust was successful in carrying out all the atrocities they did under the regime of Hitler, because Hitler and his followers were organize and tactical when caring out their reign of terror. Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic memoir, Maus, written by Art Speigelman’s (1991). The author writes about his father experience…

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    Causes Of The Holocaust

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    In 1933 one of the most tragic genocides began. The Holocaust is one of the most well known genocide durning World War II. Jews, gays, and disabled people where often the ones placed in the concentration camps in Nazi Germany. Some may try to deny history, saying that the Holocaust never happened, but there is hard evidence, as well as many survivors, that prove its occurrence. The Holocaust was a devastating genocide during Word War II. It took place under Nazi Germany and lasted…

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    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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    Ww2 Ethical Dilemmas

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    What is morality? Surely it can’t be taking men, women, and children to a camp because you don’t like the color of their skin, their religion, or even what people from their home country have done. Sure, the Japanese bombed us first. But does that make it right to bomb them back? Twice at that. In my opinion, no. No matter how dangerous the enemy is, it is never right to attack innocent men, women and children. I feel that america was too afraid and tired of the war to realize that the japanese…

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    About 6 million Jews were killed during the Holocaust. The book Night written by Elie Wiesel is his account of what occurred to him and the others around him during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the worst genocide in the world because the Nazis killed people of any age, the concentration camps had the worst possible conditions, and the Nazis treated the prisoners like animals. One reason the Holocaust was the worst genocide in the world is the Nazis killed people of any age. One piece of…

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