5/24/2013 1By: Emily Jolley 1st periodU.S History
World War II was the most destructive war inhistory today. The war cost millions of dollars and severedamage to many areas. So many innocent lives were taken from somany innocent children, women, and men.
There were lots of battles that took many lovesfrom all sorts of countries. 1,600,000 lives were lost in the Battle ofStalingrad. Russia was the largest country with causalitiesof 21 million.5/24/2013 3
A war fought from 1939 to 1945, in which GreatBritain, France, the Soviet Union, the UnitedStates, China, and other allies defeatedGermany, Italy, and Japan.5/24/2013 4
The genocide of European Jews and others bythe Nazis during World War II.5/24/2013 5
When the Nazi’s were first getting rid of theJews and many other races, they used themethod of shooting them. The Nazi’s thenfound out that they could save money, ammo,and time by just gassing the Jews. Gassing Jewsmeant they could kill more in a smaller periodof time,. The first gassing of the Jews was held at theChelmno Extermination Camps.5/24/2013 6
Before they found new methods to deportJews, they had to travel in terrible anddisgusting cattle wagons. The wagons had nofood, water, ventilation, etc. By the time theygot to there destination, everyone wouldalready be dead.5/24/2013 7
Auschwitz was the biggest out of all theconcentration camps. Auschwitz initially served as a detention centerfor political prisoners. However, it evolved intoa network of camps where Jewish people andother perceived enemies of the Nazi state wereexterminated, often in gas chambers, or used asslave labor.5/24/2013 8