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  • Don Nardo's 'Life In A Nazi Concentration Camp'

    Life in Auschwitz Maddie Ward American History 2nd hour April 9, 2017 Auschwitz was a terrible concentration camp because the Nazi’s killed at least 1.1 to 1.3 million people by beating them, overworking them, and killing them in gas chambers with Zyklon B gas. It was constructed in April of 1940 and once they finished building it they immediately brought in prisoners and started putting them to work. They didn’t get proper food, housing, or clothing and sickness spread around the camp very easily. The Nazi’s in Auschwitz did not only treat Jewish people bad they treated the Roma’s, Pole’s, and other nationalities awful too. Concentration camps were advertised as these fun and happy places where you would be treated nicely and…

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  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp Essay

    west of Krakow and close to the Polish city of Oswiecim. They were constructed to function as concentration camps and a killing center to help in the elimination of the jews. Auschwitz I Auschwitz I was the main camp out of all three camps. The land was originally Polish army barracks but in 1940 it was reconstructed to become a concentration camps. The SS cleared up 40 square kilometers around the camp as a development zone. They had forced the prisoners to help in expanding the camp. When…

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  • Auschwitz: Life In Concentration Camps During The Holocaust

    org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005189) The first part of Auschwitz was built on the outskirts of Poland and was started in May, 1940 and finished in June, 1940. (http://www.wollheim-memorial.de/en/ig_auschwitz_en) Auschwitz 1 was also called Stammlager. Over the main gate stood a sign that said "Arbeit Macht Frei" or “Work Makes One Free.” (http://history1900s.about.com/library/holocaust/blauschwitz.htm) Auschwitz 2, also known as Auschwitz Birkenau was opened in March, 1941.…

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  • The Holocaust: The Nazi Concentration Camp

    gas chambers. But Auschwitz had eight gas chambers. Auschwitz had five crematoriums and two bunkers. Each Crematorium had one gas chamber and a furnace, which was a room with heat to burn bodies. On the other hand, the bunker no.1 contained two gas chambers and bunker no.2 contained four gas chambers. The Jewish prisoners were tricked into the gas chambers. In some occasions, the Nazi’s would give them shower essentials to the prisoners which made them think they were going to take a shower, or…

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  • Death Camp Dehumanized Essay

    It was a network of German concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich . Auschwitz was divided into three different camps; Auschwitz I, Auschwitz Birkenau, and Auschwitz-Monowitz. Each camp has a history of it’s own. Auschwitz I was established in 1940 and served the purposes of incarcerating enemies of the Nazi regime, provide a supply of forced laborers, and to kill the small targeted groups of the SS officers. Auschwitz II was established in 1941 and had the…

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  • Auschwitz: The Final Solution

    Auschwitz was a concentration camp used in the final solution, a large genocide of almost all jews, gypsies, and disabled in Germany and some surrounding countries. The main way of killing in Auschwitz was a poison gas that was used in gas chambers.“The poison gas Zyklon B. was produced by the German company Denglisch”. There was one main gas chamber in Auschwitz. There were two smaller gas chambers in Auschwitz. Inmates at Auschwitz were also exposed to slave labor. The main gate at Auschwitz…

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  • Prisoners In Concentration Camps

    Memorial and Museum, they estimated that 1.3 million people arrived at Auschwitz II-Birkenau after Hitler declared his order. 1.1 million of 1.3 million people were Jews. Auschwitz II-Birkenau had four crematoria and 2 gas chambers. The first gas chamber built was called the “Red House” which as referred as “Bunker 1” by SS staff. The second gas chamber built was called the “White House” which was referred as “Bunker 2” by SS staff. In the “Red House” SS staff would release the tear gas into…

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  • The Theory Of Anti-Semitism In Nazi Germany

    disguises. Treblinka consisted of three main parts: the reception area, the living area, and the killing area (USHMM, “Treblinka”). The reception area was the place in which the Jews and other victims were brought to enter the camp. The living area contained German staff housing and administrative offices. The killing area was the place in which the Jews were taken to be gassed. It is estimated that nearly every day five thousand Jews were transported from Warsaw to Treblinka. Nearly all of…

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  • The Boy In The Striped Pajamas Essay

    Primo Levi said, “Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions,” (Levi). The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, released in 2008, is set outside of Auschwitz in 1942. The movie tells the story of a young german boy, Bruno, who befriends Shmuel, a young boy in the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Bruno’s dad is the Nazi commander in charge of Auschwitz. Bruno and Shmuel keep…

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  • Write An Essay On Sobibor's Death Place

    Did you know that there were 6 million people in the holocaust because Hitler said they caused their problems? Many camps were used to kill jews but there was a special one named Sobibor that killed 250,000. Sobibor wasn’t only a very deceiving place, but it’s arrival tricked you, it's work, and it’s death place tricked the people that went there, and the lifestyle there. The arrival of Sobibor was very cruel. They would make you ride a train with only the food you had brought with you. The…

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