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Date

1941- 1945

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Henrich Himler

Head of the SS.
Black uniform with death's head and a swastika.

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Aryan

Pure, healthy Germanic race.

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Neo-Darwinism

'Only the fittest survive.'

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Auschwitz

A concentration camp in Poland

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Arbeit Macht Frei

'Work sets your free.'
On the gates of the concentration camp.

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Aryan children

Were taught to hate Jews in school.

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November 1939

Kristelnacht

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Jews could leave Germany

But they had to pay a hefty fine.

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German soldiers

Beat up Jews in the streets.

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Any who resist

Execution, public hangings.

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Jews had to wear

The Star of David and Jude at all times.

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Quote from that time

'The Jews started the war, now let then clean it up.'

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Jews orders into ghettos in Poland

Ghettos were closed off.
They were special suburbs within cities.
Warsaw, Poland

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1 room =

3 families with children

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They were given

Starvation rations

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Harsh punishments for

Smuggling food

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Execution squads

Firing squads at first but the SS

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3 million Jews in

Poland.
5 million in Russia
11 million in Europe

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No chance

Of escape

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People forced to

Undress and then were shot dead.

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They had to lie

In an open grave head first and then were shot dead.

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Germany planned

A thousand year empire.

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Wannsee

A conference was held here.
Final Solution was decided upon- the gassing of Jews in Europe.

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Zyklon B

Commercial poison.
Used in high amounts in gas chambers.

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Jews were told that they were being moved

For resettlement

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Barely any

Air to breathe in the trains on the way to the camps.

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Medical inspection upon arrival

Separated into two groups.
Those who could work were placed one side and everyone else on another.

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They were told they were getting

A shower so they had to undress before entering the gas chambers.

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Gas entered

Fro the top and killed people.

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Death by

Beating, exhaustion and gassing.

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Some people couldn't take it

And committed suicide on the electric fences.

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A Rabi said

'There is no God'

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After gassing

The bodies were burnt to remove evidence in July 1944.
Extermination camps.

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Gypsies were gassed

When the German army was retreating.
6 million Jews were killed (4 million in camps and 2 million by shootings).

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Russians came to Auschwitz

January 1945
The survivors or the camp were abandoned by the Nazis.
After the Americans came, they were liberated.

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5 million undesirables killed +

6 million Jews = 11 million people.

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Mao Zedong

1949- 1976
A Chinese ruler who also committed genocide.

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