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Holocaust

Parent Category: World War 2
The genocide of approximately 6 million European Jews during World War II planned by Adolf Hitler.
Mouschi was Peter Van Daans cat.      Mouschi was a stray cat that Peter found and adopted.      Mouschi ran away during the night.
If you have both, you have a lot of influence on a LOT of people.  And, depending on how good your heart is, you'll make good choices.  But, unfortunately, generally speaking, not very many people remain  good at heart with a lot of power and authority in their lives.
No, the United Nations did not exist at the time.
Although the exact figure may never be known, it has been estimated to be 2 million.
POW camps for the Japanese, but NOT in the Pacific. In the United  States itself were POW camps held. They were for the Japanese whom  were deemed spies for the Japanese government.
All four members of the Frank family in hiding (Anne, Margot, Otto and Edith) were initially sent to Auschwitz from Westerbork. On 30 October 1944 Anne and Margot were transported to Bergen-Belsen, where they both died in March 1945. Edith Frank died at Auschwitz in January 1945, and Otto Frank...
An estimated 50,000 children were kidnapped by the Nazis in Poland.
Most countries simply stood by. They didn't interfere until they were drawn into to war, and even then it wasn't for the sake of the Jews but to keep themselves safe.
Alicia Appleman-Jurman is still alive, and is living in Califronia. This answer was written in March 2011.
Prinsengracht 267AmsterdamNetherlands
The number One indicates unity, divinity, and wholeness, as exemplified by God.
Everyone did, the international press were invited to them when  they opened in 1933. The New York Times did a two page spread in  praise of them.
No records show all lives.
For exterminating the Jewish people. It was the largest of all of  the death camps that were set up before and during World War 2.  Millions of innocent men, women and children were murdered in this  horrible place.
There were many causes of death in concentration camps. When they first entered a camp some were shot automatically. Of course there were the terrible torture devices ( gas chambers etc.) There were also many many diseases that spread around. ( Example: typhus, which Anne Frank died from) due to the...
He thought that pure Germans, especially Aryans (blond hair blue eyes) were at the top of the scale, with Jews at the bottom, Slavs ranked slightly above Jews, then there were Negroes and other races going up to Nordics, and Aryans. Gypsies were a bit more complicated as they were Aryans, but were...
Anne Frank died at the age 15.
Hitler was a radical Darwinian and took Darwin's book as his bible. He saw this as the fight for the fittest.
In a rear annexe at 267 Prinsengracht, Amsterdam. The house is now a musuem.
During World War 2, the Nazi exterminated 6 million Jews. More than one million Jewish children were killed in the Holocaust, as were approximately two million Jewish women and three million Jewish men
Yes Anne Frank had an epiphany. She came to the realization that  she is unable to be who she wants to be due to the affect other  people have on her.
  She saw life as an opportunity to love and enjoy.
Eastern European "gypsies" and handicapped individuals of all creeds.
  He was trying to wipe out the entire Jewish race. You can't wipe out a race if you don't kill the kids.
yes, he went to aushwitz, where he was put as a plumber.
Genocides are one  of the most difficult things to prevent. By the time the outside  world knows about one, it has gone for weeks, months or years. More  than six decades after the Holocaust, the horrors of Bosnia,  Rwanda, and Darfur are sobering reminders that preventing future  genocides and...
Most of the Jews in the ghettos were sent to the concentration  camps by the Nazis, but if they were fortunate and the war ended  before the Nazis could take them, they would go back to their  homes.
Celebrating it would open a whole can of worms. Would anyone really think it in good taste to celebrate the systematic wiping out of over 6 million people? Well yes, they would, but those people are, thankfully, in a hateful minority. Commemorating, however, is completely different, though it can...
This sort of question is hard to generalise because much depended on the fascist zeal of the commander involved in making that decision. In one solitary documented case, an SS guard couldn't handle the moral aspects of his work at a death camp and was transferred elsewhere quietly.
Fumiko Ishioka is the director of the Holocaust Center in Tokyo, Japan. She received Hana's suitcase from the Auschwitz museum. She did further research and found some of her drawings from when she was in Theresienstadt. Fumiko then found out that Hana had a brother, George Brady, that survived the...
Hitler used fear tatics, deceptive tatics, manipulation and oppression. Read the attached link to get a fuller idea of his tyranny.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_Germany
In September 1941 the emigration of Jews from Nazi Germany was forbidden altogether. Before that it was generally possible for them to leave Germany provided that they had somewhere to go to and could actually get there . One of the biggest restrictions was the reluctance of other countries to...
A reference thread in the Axis History Forum gives an estimate of 656,000 for Ukraine (prewar frontiers).
Letters could be sent from ghettos (and some concentration camps, too) to the outside world, but they were subject to censorship.
The Magen David or Mogan David.
They were Jews in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands (Holland). When Margot Frank received a demand to report for 'resettlement in eastern Europe' (that is deportation to a concentration camp in Poland) the family went into hiding.
just how terrifying the hiding she was forced to undergo was.
Well the Germans who ran them just plain hated the Jews. They thought all their troubles were originated from the Jewish people. So then they made them work, put them in gas chambers, and tortured them.
because they were funded by the bakers from the wall street and allied with the vatican, third Reich is nothing but a vaticans war against the Jews and orthodox christians which was fought for hundreds of years and they have also succeeded in 1.giving us the UN 2.driving the Jews out of Europe ...
it is possible because Hitler tried to send the disabled people to concentration camps and everyone protested so if the Germans who were not the subjects of prejudice had complained about the Jews and roma/sinti and poles etc. being sent off to concentration camps it is likely. also if during WWI a...
oh he just painted pictures of rainbows and unicorns on the walls of the death camps
No, every building in the Warsaw was destroyed by the SS in April and May, 1943 when they put down the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Those who were enslaved there worked if they were physically able.
== Answer ==   Hitler wanted to purify the Human race by killing what he used to call half humans. For Hitler the ruling race was the blond hair people with blue eyes ironically enough he never looked in the mirror.   === ===   === Answer ===   The whole world. He was a megalomaniac.
The ability to view herself objectively.
By that time Hitler had already committed suicide.
every year, one week before Yom Ha'azmaut, Israel independence day, is Yom Hashoah, a day where we remember all the jews that died in the Holocost. It is a sad day and in Israel there is a bell that rings that marks a time when everyone and everything is silent.
About 90% were never tried and lived happily ever after (sometimes with new names) - in Germany and Austria. A few went to various South American countries.
The Nazi ghettos were never intended to be permanent; they were in many ways like vast transit camps, where the Jews were held till they were transported to extermination camps or killing fields.
Hitler himself didn't really personally do much of anything in theway of "torture". He was much more interested in eliminating them(and confiscating their property, or in using them for slave labor)than torturing them. . Of course, that also meant he didn't object too strenuously ifsomeone else...
The only weapons really used in the Holocaust were Gas chambers using Z-B gas, Crematories where they burned the occupants, and occasionly they were shot with various guns but this didnt hapen often.
Jews, Disabled, Christians, Jehovah's Witnesses and other religious  people, anyone that tried to stop Hitler.
He was voted in by the public as Germany was in a terrible place at  the time and Hitler seemed like the spark of hope that they needed  as he said that he would change everything.
Some people were put in extremely cold waters to see if they could live for a long time. That experiment found hypothermia. This is only one of very many cruel and unusual tests. Let's not forget the bestial atrocities committed against children at Auschwitz by Joseph Mengele, and various testing...
They were generally warned at least a day before that they would be deported.
Many Muslim countries do not recognize Israel.Some Arabs and some other Muslims believe that the Holocaust is misused to enhance the legitimacy of Israel.Many go a stage further and find it convenient to deny the Holocaust altogether.
What timeframe are you talking about? Ancient Rome?
Jewish people wore the star of David. this way the Nazis knew who were the Jews
== Answer ==   The benefits of studying this terrible topic is so this will never happen again. I know it's strange to be listening to Holocaust survivors talk about their journeys and what happened in the camps, but it's for the better good.   ___   The main reason is that it is regarded...
What would the prisoners do in a labour camp for fun? The Jewish would not have had fun, they were worked to death, and supervised 24/7, if they actually had any fun, they would probably be shot on sight.
The "final solution" (extermination of all Jews within German-occupied territories) was outlined at the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942. The conference was called by Reinhard Heydrich at the behest of Reich Marshal Hermann Goring, who was acting on behalf of Adolf Hitler. Heydrich was charged...
2,460 million, or actually 2,460,000,000 which is 2.46 billion.
  Anne Franks birth place was in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany    
Obviously, he wanted them to learn useful skills at school and to acquire Nazi ideology. Beyond that, he wanted the boys to become 'soldierly' from an early age, and the girls to prepare themselves for motherhood.
Hitler himself did not actually say that he wanted 'a race of all blonde haired and blue-eyed people' ... According to Hitler's Table Talk he found Himmler's preoccupation with blond hair and blue eyes faintly ridiculous and cranky. In other words, there were people around him who took this...
  The number varies from something on the order of 9 million to 11 million, depending how the estimate is made. (There are no, nor can there be, any exact numbers.)
Some countries knew of the persecution of the Jews. Nobody knew the huge scale of it.
Poland (1939 borders) 2.9 million + . Ukraine (1939 borders) 656,000 . Hungary (1940 borders) 410,000 + . Belarus (1939 borders) 250,000 . Germany (1937 borders) 165,000 . Lithuania (1940 borders) 140,000 . Romania (1940 borders) 120,000 (but this figure is too low) . The Netherlands 102,000 ....
The Nazis under Adolph Hitler's authority were responsible for thisheinous act.
They had their rights stripped away from them if they were living in Europe. Usually rights were taken away more than one by more than one. Sometimes it was 1by1.
Oscar Schindler saved the Jews from the concentration camps. threre is a film about it called Schindler's list
The functions of Auschwitz changed or expanded between 1940 and 1942. Please see the related question.
Through a series of tests. They tested a person's nose size, their height, hair type and style, their eye color, skin color as well as their family background history. They checked what religion they had and if they were associated with any form of Jewish activity and/or community.__________No,...
Right now, it is a estimate of five-million non-Jewish civilians that were killed in the Holocaust. People are searching for further evidence to determine a better estimate of how many was really killed, but the real number will never be known.
World war2 brought jobs. Factories had to make the airplanes,  tanks, and ships. Young men signed up to fight. Since many women  went to work the government opened day cares and that required  teachers. The banks and businesses were able to make profits from  selling items to Allied countries...
This question makes no sense. Box cars and cattle cars were around long before world war 2. The Jews were taken in them to the concentration camps.
No, she died over 60 years ago and her diary was published by her father many years after her death.
The policy of cooperation between Germany and Denmark, and theGermans view of the Danes as being of the Aryan race, meant acomparatively peaceful Danish co-existence with the Germanoccupation power. Germany had no desire to endanger this situation,and for long the Danish Jews went untouched by the...
Probably because he underestimated just How Stupid and sheep like the German people were!! He would of if he could of....!!
He didn't plan to set up a Jewish state. He planned to kill all of the Jews he could get his hands on. He didn't just want Jews out of Germany, he wanted them out of the world.
Political and social unrest was squelched by the police. The government leaders failed to adequately resolve the problems of unemployment, starvation, homelessness and poor health care. When the Nazis finally had Hitler in office things began to change, particularly after the leader of the nation...
Please explain what you are getting at ...
Have a look at the answer to this question:   http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_an_SS_officer
yes she is. she was famous for her dairy.She found out that that people wanted eyewitness accounts during the war.
they were moved by the rail cars
I think everyone likes to think they would. But it would be a big risk. I think it would be easy to find a reason not to do it. I would admire any who could.
Yes. And the schools in the U.S. will probably teach it the same way they teach about how the Native Americans were handled. You know, in which we cry about what we did in the past, and congratulate ourselves on how we wouldn't do it now.Of course, at the future time, we'll no doubt be doing...
he died of a internal organ pressure which matthe scorcester done to mr perfect.
anne frank was sent to aushwits in the year of 1945