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Did You Know?
<ul><li>The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jewry by the Nazi Germa...
<ul><li>In 1933 NINE million Jews lived in the 21 countries of Europe that would be occupied by Germany during World War I...
<ul><li>Did  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Know? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
<ul><li>By 1945 two out of every three European Jews had been killed.  Six million Jews were murdered along with Roma (Gyp...
<ul><ul><li>Millions more who were Soviet prisoners of war,  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>political dissidents, homosexuals,  </...
<ul><li>Did </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Know? </li></ul></...
<ul><li>“ Nazi”  </li></ul><ul><li>is a short term for the National Socialist German Workers Party, a right-wing political...
<ul><li>Adolf Hitler became head of the party in 1921. </li></ul><ul><li>The Nazi Party doctrine was strongly </li></ul><u...
In 1933, the Nazi Party assumed power in Germany and Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor.  He ended democracy and the  r...
<ul><li>Did  You  Know? </li></ul>
<ul><li>The Nazis believed that Germans were </li></ul><ul><li>“racially superior”  </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>In the late 1930’s the Nazis killed thousands of handicapped Germans by lethal injection an poisonous gas. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Nazis eventually created secluded and organzied extermination centers where large scale murder by gas and body dis...
<ul><li>In addition millions died in the ghettos and concentration camps as a result of forced labor, starvation, exposure...
<ul><li>Did  You  Know? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Treblinka  </li></ul><ul><li>was one Death Camp mentioned by Gerda Weismann Klein.  It was located in Poland. </li...
<ul><li>Did  You  Know? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Some people risked their lives to save or hide those in trouble? </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Varian Fry worked in France to get the intellectually targeted people out. He was supposed to be there for 3 month...
<ul><li>Corrie ten Boom’s family hid people and helped get them out of occupied areas. They were sent to a concentration c...
Check for Yourself <ul><li>“Learning about the Holocaust.” the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Keep Checking </li></ul><ul><li>“ One Survivor Remembers.” Video. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and ...
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  1. 1. Did You Know?
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jewry by the Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>In 1933 NINE million Jews lived in the 21 countries of Europe that would be occupied by Germany during World War II. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Did </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Know? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>By 1945 two out of every three European Jews had been killed. Six million Jews were murdered along with Roma (Gypsies), the handicapped, and Poles. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>Millions more who were Soviet prisoners of war, </li></ul></ul><ul><li>political dissidents, homosexuals, </li></ul><ul><li>and Jehovah’s Witnesses became targets for suffering and death. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Did </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Know? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>“ Nazi” </li></ul><ul><li>is a short term for the National Socialist German Workers Party, a right-wing political party formed in 1919 by </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed </li></ul><ul><li>German veterans of World War I. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Adolf Hitler became head of the party in 1921. </li></ul><ul><li>The Nazi Party doctrine was strongly </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Communist, Antisemitic, Racist, </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalistic, Imperialistic, and </li></ul><ul><li>Militaristic. </li></ul>
  10. 10. In 1933, the Nazi Party assumed power in Germany and Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor. He ended democracy and the reign of terror began.
  11. 11. <ul><li>Did You Know? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The Nazis believed that Germans were </li></ul><ul><li>“racially superior” </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>There was a struggle for survival between them and “inferior races”. </li></ul><ul><li>Jews, Roma (Gypsies) and the handicapped </li></ul><ul><li>Were perceived to be a threat to the purity of the German (Aryan) Race and had to be </li></ul><ul><li>Destroyed… </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>In the late 1930’s the Nazis killed thousands of handicapped Germans by lethal injection an poisonous gas. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Nazis eventually created secluded and organzied extermination centers where large scale murder by gas and body disposal by cremation were conducted. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>In addition millions died in the ghettos and concentration camps as a result of forced labor, starvation, exposure, brutality, disease, and execution. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Did You Know? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Treblinka </li></ul><ul><li>was one Death Camp mentioned by Gerda Weismann Klein. It was located in Poland. </li></ul><ul><li>in operation for only 18 months (548 days) </li></ul><ul><li>During its operation 850,000 people were killed or about 1,551 people every single day . Equates to </li></ul><ul><li>something close to wiping out the entire town of Morrice every single day for </li></ul><ul><li>548 days in a row. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Did You Know? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Some people risked their lives to save or hide those in trouble? </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Varian Fry worked in France to get the intellectually targeted people out. He was supposed to be there for 3 months and helped for 13 months. </li></ul><ul><li>His recognition did not come until AFTER </li></ul><ul><li>He died. The war ended in 1945 and his recognition came in 1967. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Corrie ten Boom’s family hid people and helped get them out of occupied areas. They were sent to a concentration camp for their reward. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Check for Yourself <ul><li>“Learning about the Holocaust.” the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment Rescue: the story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee.” Video. Richard Kaplan Film and Varian Fry Foundation, 1967. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Keep Checking </li></ul><ul><li>“ One Survivor Remembers.” Video. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation, 1994. </li></ul>

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