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  1. 1. PictureDictionaryHolocaust Terms
  2. 2. Aktion A Nazi operation involving seeking out, assembling, shooting, deporting tolabor or death camps that took place in Jewish villages or ghettos.
  3. 3. Anielewicz, MordechaiA Jewish resistance leader in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.
  4. 4. AntisemitismDislike or hatred against the Jews
  5. 5. AppellThe roll call of prisoners that could take hours to do.
  6. 6. CanadaThe name given to the storage buildings by the prisoners who worked in them.
  7. 7. Concentration CampCamps in which Jews were imprisoned by the Nazis.
  8. 8. CrematoriumOvens in the concentration camps wherethe Jews were taken to be killed by fire or gas.
  9. 9. Death CampA camp with the sole purpose to kill.
  10. 10. Final SolutionTerm used by the Nazis meaning to annihilate all the Jews.
  11. 11. FuhrerGerman word for “leader” adopted by Adolf Hitler himself.
  12. 12. Gas ChamberA sealed room where many Jews were killed at once by inhaling gas.
  13. 13. GestapoThe secret state police of the German Army
  14. 14. Hitler, AdolfLeader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.
  15. 15. HolocaustTerm made in the 1950’s that describes the murder and torture of over 6 million Jews and about 3 million other “undesirables”.
  16. 16. JudenreinA term used to describe an area which hasbeen "cleansed" or "purified" of all Jews by deportation or murder.
  17. 17. JewsA person that follows the Jewish community or culture.
  18. 18. Mein KampfAutobiography by Hitler himself that states his ambitions, ideas, and plans for future Germany.
  19. 19. NaziName for members of the NSDAP, National Socialist Democratic Workers Party, whobelieved in the idea of Aryan supremacy.
  20. 20. PogromAn organized, state-sponsored attack.
  21. 21. SAStorm troopers, the terrorist branch of theNazi army, and the ones who helped Hitler get to his full power.
  22. 22. ScripPaper currency or tokens used as evidence that the bearer was entitled to receive something in return.
  23. 23. SwastikaThe official symbol of the Nazis.
  24. 24. TorahThe first five books of the Hebrew Bible.
  25. 25. Zyklon BGas used to kill the Jews in the gas chambers.

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