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The Holocaust

  1. 1. The Holocaust Byron Prewitt Ms. Crowders class 4 th Period
  2. 2. Holocaust Timeline <ul><li>1933 - Adolf Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany, soon he becomes president. </li></ul><ul><li>1934 – Jews were banned from the German Labor Front, banned from having health insurance, jews are prohibited from getting legal qualifications. </li></ul><ul><li>1938 – Nazi troops enter into Austria. And established a concerntration camp. </li></ul><ul><li>1940 – Nazi invade Denmark, Poland, France, Belgium, Holland, Lexumbourge within this year. </li></ul><ul><li>1941 – Japanese attacked United States Pearl Harbor. The next day the U.S. Declare war on Japan </li></ul><ul><li>1942 – Adolf begins mass killings of jews using Zyklon B </li></ul><ul><li>1944 - Beginning of deportation of Jews from Hungary to Auschwitz. </li></ul><ul><li>1945 – Hitler is captured and later on commits suicide. </li></ul><ul><li>1960 – Hitler Eichmann gets captured, Eichmann goes on trial in Jerusalem for crimes against the Jewish people, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Found guilty and hanged at Ramleh on May 31, 1962. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Causes <ul><li>Adolf Hitler, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, believed that Germans were racially superior and that the Jews, deemed inferior, were an alien threat to the German racial community. </li></ul><ul><li>During the era of the Holocaust, German authorities also targeted other groups because of their perceived &quot;racial inferiority, such as homosexuals. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mapping
  5. 5. What Happened <ul><li>In 1933 the Jewish population went over nine million. Many European Jews lived in countries that Nazis occupied. </li></ul><ul><li>During 1945 the Germans and their collaborators killed nearly two out of every three European Jews. Mostly Jews that were murdered by Nazis were primary victims of Nazi racism. </li></ul><ul><li>Germans and their collaborators persecuted and murdered millions of other people. Between two and three million soviet prisoners of war were murdered or died of starvation, disease, neglect or maltreatment. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Aftermath. <ul><li>The Holocaust and its aftermath left millions of refugees, including many Jews who had lost most or all of their family members and possessions, and often faced persistent anti-Semitism in their home countries. </li></ul><ul><li>When the war ended, Allied armies found between seven and nine million displaced people living outside their own countries. More than six million people returned to their native lands, but more than one million refused. Some had collaborated with the Nazis and feared retaliation. Others feared persecution under the new communist regimes. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Aftermath: Anne Frank <ul><li>The writer of the novel called: the Diary of a Young Girl, is the touching tragic story of a young Jewish girl that was forced into hiding during World War II. Anne wrote about her personal experience as a teenager as the war raged around her as she was a child. Anne was born in Frankfurt. Her family lived in two houses in Frankfurt before moving to Amsterdam in 1933. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Adolf Hitler <ul><li>Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German Politician who led the National Socialist German Workers Party. </li></ul><ul><li>After World War I, the Nazi party gained power during Germany’s period of crisis by exploiting nationlism, antisemitism, and anti-communism. </li></ul><ul><li>During the final days of the war in 1945, as Berlin was being invaded and destroyed by the Red Army, Hitler married Eva Braun. Later on the two commited suicide in the fuhrerbunker. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Adolf Eichmann <ul><li>While living in Argentina in 1960, Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann was kidnapped and smuggled to where he was put on trial for crimes against humanity. </li></ul><ul><li>The kidnapping of Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann by the israel Mossad was one of it’s most known coups of the 1960s. Eichmann was one of Nazi Germany’s most notorious war criminals, who was personally responsible for the killings of millions of Jews in occupied Europe. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Rudolf Hess <ul><li>Rudolf Hess was prominent figure in Nazi Germany, acting as Adolf Hitler’s deputy in the Nazi party. ON the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he went to Scotland in a attempt to find piece with the United Kingdom, but sadly he was arrested. He was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life internment at Spandau Prison, where he remained until his death in 1987 as a result of strangulation by a electrical cord. It was said that he committed suicide. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Pictures <ul><li>Child being held gun point </li></ul><ul><li>Camps </li></ul>
  12. 12. Media <ul><li>Created by Swend Robinson, this was meaning a insult to all homosexuals during the holocaust. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Special thanks to: <ul><li> </li></ul>
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