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    • The Holocaust An Overview "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it."
    • Timeline
      • 1918 – Germany loses WWI; Nazi Party is formed.
      • 1933 – Hitler is appointed Chancellor. The first concentration camp, Dachau, is created.
      • 1934 – The German president dies; Hitler declares himself Reichsfuhrer – Leader of the Reich.
      • 1935 – Hitler announces the Nuremberg Laws, stripping Jewish citizens of many rights.
      • 1936 – The Olympics in Berlin – propaganda opportunity
      • 1938 – Kristallnacht, “Night of the Broken Glass” occurs.
      • 1939 – WWII begins. Ghettos are established.
      • 1941 – The first death camp, Chelmno, is established. The others followed in 1942.
      • 1942 – The Wannsee Conference occurs: The Final Solution is established.
      • 1945 – WWII comes to an end and the prisoners are liberated.
    • Victims
      • Jews
      • Gypsies
      • Political enemies
      • Jehovah's Witnesses
      • Homosexuals
      • People with disabilities
    • The Camps
      • Work/Labor Camps
        • Dachau
        • Buchenwald
        • Belzek
        • Stutthoff
        • Auschwitz-Birkenau
      • Extermination – Death Camps
        • Chelmno
        • Treblinka
        • Auschwitz-Birkenau
        • Sobibor
        • Belzek
        • Majdanek
    • Ghetto Life
      • Kristallnacht – literally, "Night of Crystal” is usually referred to as the "Night of Broken Glass." It is the name given to the violent anti-Jewish pogrom of November 9 and 10, 1938.
      Kristallnacht
      • Ghettos were city districts (often enclosed) in which the Germans concentrated the Jewish population and forced them to live under miserable conditions.
      • Warsaw, Lodz, Krakow
    • Adolf Hitler & The Nazi Party
      • Hitler’s Entry to Politics
      • The Nazi Party’s Rise to Power
      • The Third Reich
      • Hitler Youth
      Dr. Josef Mengele .
      • A German SS officer and a physician in the camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
    • The Final Solution to the Jewish Question
      • Refers to the Nazis' plan to engage in systematic genocide against the European Jewish population.
      • The Wannsee Conference
      • The Nuremberg Trials
    • Propaganda
      • Hitler established a Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda headed by Joseph Goebbels.
      • Leni Riefenstahl, film maker
      Resistance & The Rescuers
      • Rescuers came from every walk of life, including teachers, students, shopkeepers, factory workers, housewives, and farmers. Ages ranged from late teens to eighties.
      • Oskar Schindler, Raoul Wallenberg
    • Rescue & Liberation
      • As Allied troops entered Nazi-occupied territories, the final rescue and liberation transpired. It was 1945.