Public speaking and oratorical skills. It is said that Hitler would get so into his speeches that he would lose 5 pounds during a speech just from sweating. Hitler accepting the ovation at Reichstag after telling everyone about the “peaceful” acquisition of Austria in Berlin. March, 1938
A Romani woman. She is a “gypsy” as defined by Hitler. These people were also targets of the Holocaust. They originated from Central and Eastern Europe and their genocide by the Nazis was ignored until the 1980’s. 500,000 to 1,500,000 of them were killed.
With Hitler’s rise, gay organizations were banned and books on homosexuality were burned. Even homosexuals within the Nazi party itself were killed. It is estimated that 60% of the 5,000 to 15,000 homosexuals arrested were eventually killed within concentration and death camps. Factors that lead to this high death rate included unusually harsh treatment within the camps, both by Nazis, and sadly enough by other prisoners as well. To Jews, Elie, Book
Selection of Jews from Hungary at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp in 1944. If you were sent to the left it meant you were going into slave labor. If you were sent to the right it meant your were going to the gas chamber.
Elie Wiesel and fellow prisoners at Buchenwald Concentration Camp on April 16, 1945. Elie is on the second row, the seventh from the left.
German policemen torture a Jew in Rzeszow, Poland.
Auschwitz memorial in Berlin.
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