THE HOLOCAUST A WAR WITHIN A WAR. The Holocaust: War Within a War GENOCIDE Total annihilation of a race or group of people

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  • THE HOLOCAUSTA WAR WITHIN A WAR

  • The Holocaust: War Within a WarGENOCIDETotal annihilation of a race or group of people

  • ANTI-SEMITISM

    The hatred of Jews

  • Hitler blamed the Jews for all of Germanys failures

    SCAPEGOATS

  • Jews forced from their homes and relocated to slums called ghettos

  • After 1941 Germany developedENDLOSUNG

    (the Final Solution)

  • 1941-1942 mass extinction of Jews using bullets

    Method deemed too slow

  • New method gas chamber

    Zyklon-B (pesticide at the time for killing bugs, rodents on ships, buildings etc.)

  • Jews separated on arrival to Concentration Camp based on ability to do work

  • Able bodied men in one lineElderly, women, children, sick in the other

  • Men worked to death through attrition or SS beatings

  • Others gassed right away

  • News did not reach England and N. America until 1944

  • Much of it viewed as propoganda since nobody could believe something that bad was possibly true

  • Estimates of 2/3 of all European Jews murdered during this time period

  • Who else?POLICIAL PRISONERSJEHOVAHS WITNESSPOWGYPSIES

  • 6 MILLION DEATHS WE SHOULD NEVER FORGET THE HOLOCAUST