Flashcards in History- Genocide Deck (38):
Head of the SS.
Black uniform with death's head and a swastika.
Pure, healthy Germanic race.
'Only the fittest survive.'
A concentration camp in Poland
Arbeit Macht Frei
'Work sets your free.'
On the gates of the concentration camp.
Were taught to hate Jews in school.
Jews could leave Germany
But they had to pay a hefty fine.
Beat up Jews in the streets.
Any who resist
Execution, public hangings.
Jews had to wear
The Star of David and Jude at all times.
Quote from that time
'The Jews started the war, now let then clean it up.'
Jews orders into ghettos in Poland
Ghettos were closed off.
They were special suburbs within cities.
1 room =
3 families with children
They were given
Harsh punishments for
Firing squads at first but the SS
3 million Jews in
5 million in Russia
11 million in Europe
People forced to
Undress and then were shot dead.
They had to lie
In an open grave head first and then were shot dead.
A thousand year empire.
A conference was held here.
Final Solution was decided upon- the gassing of Jews in Europe.
Used in high amounts in gas chambers.
Jews were told that they were being moved
Air to breathe in the trains on the way to the camps.
Medical inspection upon arrival
Separated into two groups.
Those who could work were placed one side and everyone else on another.
They were told they were getting
A shower so they had to undress before entering the gas chambers.
Fro the top and killed people.
Beating, exhaustion and gassing.
Some people couldn't take it
And committed suicide on the electric fences.
A Rabi said
'There is no God'
The bodies were burnt to remove evidence in July 1944.
Gypsies were gassed
When the German army was retreating.
6 million Jews were killed (4 million in camps and 2 million by shootings).
Russians came to Auschwitz
The survivors or the camp were abandoned by the Nazis.
After the Americans came, they were liberated.
5 million undesirables killed +
6 million Jews = 11 million people.