Genocide - a systematic killing of a specific group
Holocaust Genocide of Jews, Gypsies, Communists, homosexuals, and the disabled in Nazi occupied territories.
Anti -SemitismHatred of Jews.Aryan RaceThis was the name of what Hitler believed was the Master-race.
Nuremberg Laws:Star of DavidNo intermarriageRemoved from positions
Book Burning anything unGerman or JewishJewish professors were fired from their jobs at the universities.
Boycott of Jewish Businesses
Kristallnacht Night of Broken Glass targeted Jewish businesses.
St Louis filled with Jewish passengers were denied entrance into USA and Cuba.
Ghettos were set up in Nazi-occupied Europe by Nazi Germany in order to confine and segregate Jews
Warsaw Ghetto UprisingLargest Ghetto where the jewish occupants revolted.56,065, Jews were caught or killed.
Initially, a special task force was established within the SS (Einsatsgruppen) that was responsible for carrying out mass execution of Jews.
33,771 persons shot by the SS during the mass executions at Babi Yar. These are the clothes that were left behind
Part of a stockpile of Zyklon-B poison gas pellets found at Majdanek death camp. Jews were gassed in mobile gas vans. Carbon monoxide gas from the engines exhaust was fed into the sealed rear compartment.
Concentration CampsConcentration camps were turned into extermination camps. Jews were transported to these camps from all over German occupied territories. Once the Jews arrived they killed by poison gas or lethal injections. It was the most effective and efficient way to kill a large number of people.
Mercy killing young, Elderly, and the disabled who could not work were killed immediately.crematorium
Hitlers Final Solution kill all the Jews
Poland and other Eastern European Countries
Jews were forced to give up their gold and silver to the SS.
Nuremberg TrialsNuremberg TrialsWar trials of high ranking NazisCrimes against HumanityGenocideSystematic killing of an entire group of people
**THIS IS THE GAS THAT WAS INTRODUCED IN 1942. JEWS WERE SENT INTO SEALED SHOWER UNITS ON THE PRETENCE THAT THEY WERE GOING TO BE SHOWERED. PELLETS WERE THEN PLACED INTO THE SHOWER HEADS AND GAS CAME FROM THE SHOWERS INSTEAD OF WATER.15 MINUTES LATER THE SHOWER ROOM WOULD BE EMPTIED, BODIES WERE ALWAYS IN A PYRAMID SHAPE, PEOPLE TRIED TO CLIMB ON TOP OF ONE ANOTHER TO ESCAPE THE GAS.BEFORE THIS TYPE OF KILLING METHOD WAS INTRODUCED THOUGH A MORE PRIMITIVE GASSING METHOD WAS USED....I DON'T KNOW HOW, OR EVEN WHY THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN, BUT IT SHOWS SOME MEN AWAITING DEATH ON THEIR WAY TO THEIR BURIAL PLACE.DID THEY ALWAYS BURY THE DEAD?