Oskar Schindler

This category relates to the industrialist Oskar Schindler. During World War II, he was instrumental in saving the lives of over 1200 Jews from the death camps.

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What was oskar schindler's impact on the world?

he was in a pretty neato movie

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Did Oskar Schindler pay the Jews?

No. The worker itself got nothing.

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Is Rosemary Schindler related to Oskar Schindler?

Rosemary Schindler is the great niece of Oskar Schindler. She is also the founder of Schindler's Ark.

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Why is Oskar Schindler a hero?

He saved the lives of 1,100 Polish Jews!

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What was Oskar Schindler's nickname?

He didn't have a nickname. Maybe "Moses" to the Jews.

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How did oskar schindler change throughout the movie?

Oskar Schindler at the beginning was a typical German. As the war went on, he witnessed how the Jews were treated. He felt pity and started to pay for them to work at his factory. He is credited with saving almost twelve hundred Jews.

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How many people were on Schindler's List?

Around 1,200 people.

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Who sees Oskar Schindler as a hero?

What is a hero and how do we choose them. This is the question which the Oskar Schindler story raised for me?

In brief a true heroes actions should be completely selfless and be for a better cause.

This man went against the will of his own leaders even though it would have been both popular and lucrative to follow suit. In the mean time blowing all his money in order to preserve the lives of persecuted people. It is easy in hindsight to belittle his contribution in light of the ultimate Nazi defeat, however he's actions were executed without this prior knowledge.

For me Schindler is the only true hero that I know of.

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What school did Oskar Schindler go to when he was young?

Oskar Schindler (born 28 April 1908 in Zwittau, Moravia (now Svitavy, Czech Republic); died 9 October 1974 in Hildesheim, Germany) attended the primary (junior) and middle school (junior high) in Zwittau before attending the engineering college (Fachschule für Maschinenbau) in Brünn (Brno).

As a result of his efforts to save the lives of 1,200 Jewish workers he was proclaimed righteous under the nations

Schindlers original list was found in a suitcase in the attic of his last lover, Ami Spaeth, in 1999 and included a detailed list of the bribes he paid to the SS. Schindler spent over 1 million Euros ($1,441,030; £874,554) in today's terms in bribes just buying food for his workers.

Schindler's original list can be viewed by clicking on the related link below.

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How does Halloween affect American culture?

In many ways. It gets children outside to go trick or treat, it has us buy candy and hand it out to children they do not know. It's just a holiday where we can make kids happy!

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Corrie ten Boom

Does frank seem to encourage taplow's comments on crocker harris?

no, he doesn't as he believed that there was a rule that form the results should only be announced by the headmasters on the last day of term.

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How did Oskar Schindler meet Itzhak Stern?

In Schindler's List, Stern was first hired as Schindler's accountant. Originally, they were just business partners, but as the story progressed, they become more along the lines of friends.

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How did Oskar Schindler help Jews?

Originally, Schindler sought to profit from the German invasion of Poland in 1939, buying a factory in Krakow at a low price and employing Jews as cheap "slave" labour, which he was able to do under Nazi rule. Schindler initially hid wealthy Jewish investors, possibly for profit, but later he began shielding his workers without regard to cost.

Schindler began actively helping the Jews after witnessing a 1942 raid on the Kraków Ghetto, where soldiers shipped the ghetto inhabitants to the concentration camp at Plaszow. Appalled by the murder of many Jews who had tried to hide, he worked to transfer them to a safer place. He was skilled in persuasive speech and often bribed government officials to avoid being investigated.

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Why did Oskar Schindler save Jews?

There were a few reasons, firstly he had given them his word. Also he knew that they were loyal to him in a mutually beneficial arrangement, this would help with production efficiency.

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Who was older Oskar Schindler or Elfriede Schindler?

Actually, Oskar Schindler was older, I just completed my research paper about him.

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Is Oskar Schindler related to the Schindler family that created what is now Schindler Elevators?

No, but the Schindlers in Nebraska are totally related!

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Is Robert Schindler related to Oskar Schindler?

No he is not.

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Why was Oskar Schindler a war criminal?

Because he was an nazzi official

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Why is the little girl red coat in color in the movie Schindlers list?

I interpret this many ways but these are a few of my reasons..

1. to show the innocence and hopefulness (colourfulness rather than dull and gloomy b+w) of the jews, predominantly children during the holocaust.

2. red has connotations of danger and blood and violence and horror. for it to be the only colour in the movie signifies these things.

3. We see it on a young girl, and we follow her through the town and under her bed to hiding. she is active and we familiarise with the character, and then we see the red coat on a death wagon. by getting the audience to become attached to the character and then for them to be killed makes the process more realistic, and more tragic.

4. to give the movie an artistic element, and show that it is a recent productional recount, not a classic movie.

im only 16 so im sorry if these arent very scientific or in depth :)

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Why did Oskar schindler want to help?

After all the interaction he had with the Jews working at his factory, he came to be attached to them as any person would to a friend; initially, he was out to make money from cheap Jewish labour, but by the end he saw Jews as mistreated... just "people". I believe he felt that arbitrarily killing Jews was wrong, and that random killings were a symbol of injustice - because justice is not random.

Or maybe he was hittin' that Jew girl he kissed, in exchange for keeping her friends alive. Nobody knows why only 1100 were on his list...

Don't flame me. I just wanted to bring down the level of epic. Don't take that the wrong way. I did it for the lols, and to give me an excuse to continue this paragraph long enough to let you know that you just lost the game.

-Intermission

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What is the relationship between Helen Hursh and Amon Goeth in Schindler's List?

master and slave

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When was Oskar Schindler born?

Oskar Schindler was born on April 28, 1908.

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How did Oskar Schindler die?

On October 9, 1974, Oskar Schindler died in the Saint Bernward Hospital in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Due to wanting to be burried in Jerusalem, "Where is children are", Schindler was burried in the Catholic Franciscans' cemetery on Mount Zion. He was on the only member of the Nazi party to be burried in this honor.

An entrance sign says To Oskar Schindler's Grave.

Stones placed on graves are a Jewish tradition. Although Schindler wasn't Jewish. On his grave are the Hebrew words, "Rightous Among the Nations". Below that, in German, it includes the words, "The Unforgettable Lifesaver of 1200 Persecuted Jews".

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Who was Oskar Schindler?

He was your whole family

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Schindler's List

What does it mean to be on Oskar Schindler's list?

To be on Oskar Schindler's list meant a lot of things.
  • You would be cared for.
  • You would survive.
  • You would receive better treatment.
  • Fear of being taken off the list.

Although Schindler was first interested in becoming rich, his motives changed as he saw the deep persecution of the Jews.

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