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Resistance in The Holocaust

  1. 1. Resistance During The Holocaust
  2. 2. Resistance Topic Overview <ul><li>Background of Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Forms of Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance Groups And Their Actions </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance 1942 </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance 1943 </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance 1944 </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>Young Belarusians getting shipped to Germany as forced laborers.
  3. 3. Resistance Introduction <ul><li>Resistance was a time during the Holocaust in which many people struggled for life, but not all of them lived. Their were many methods they used to try and defeat the Nazi’s. Resistance came in many forms and their were many different groups. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Resistance Definition <ul><li>The resistance movement, was Europe’s top secret armies, also called partisans. </li></ul><ul><li>Their main objective was to defeat Nazi Germany’s army, by causing resistance. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Background Of Resistance <ul><li>Resistance occurred in every European country. </li></ul><ul><li>Largest resistance movement groups were Yugoslav Partisans and Soviet Partisans. </li></ul><ul><li>Western Europe: Resistance movement focused on underground/secret organizations. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Background Of Resistance <ul><li>Italy and France </li></ul><ul><li>Guerilla Warfare is when a small group combats a larger group or formal army. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Background Of Resistance <ul><li>Communists helped the Soviet Union gain control of some countries after the war. </li></ul><ul><li>Partisan groups were most successful in Yugoslavia. There, they formed two guerilla warfare armies. </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance was a struggle to survive. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Resistance Photos
  9. 9. Resistance Photos
  10. 10. Forms of Resistance <ul><li>Sabotage </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraged people to resist working </li></ul><ul><li>Strikes </li></ul><ul><li>Armed Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Unarmed Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Uprisings, such as the Warsaw. </li></ul><ul><li>Battle </li></ul><ul><li>Political Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Going into Hiding </li></ul>
  11. 11. Forms of Resistance Continued <ul><li>Helping POW’s (Prisoner’s of War) with illegal supplies, breakouts and communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Forging Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Smuggling food, clothing and medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance in Concentration Camps </li></ul><ul><li>Gathered intelligence for the allies </li></ul><ul><li>Openly attacked Germans </li></ul><ul><li>This work was important but extremely dangerous. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Resistance Groups <ul><li>Resistance movement groups included: </li></ul><ul><li>Yugoslav Partisans </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Polish, Jewish, French, Dutch, Belgian, Belarusian, Chinese Resistance groups. </li></ul><ul><li>German Anti-Nazi Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>And many more. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Resistance Groups and Their Actions <ul><li>Belgium Resistance Group: 1943. </li></ul><ul><li>Italian Resistance Group </li></ul><ul><li>Towns and Churches hiding people </li></ul>
  14. 14. Resistance- 1942 <ul><li>Eastern Europe:: </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Stalin established an underground movement to fight the enemy. </li></ul><ul><li>Family Camps were established. </li></ul><ul><li>They hid in forests in hopes of staying alive and fighting the enemy. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Resistance- 1942 <ul><li>Western Europe:: </li></ul><ul><li>Here, their were acts of organized armed resistance. </li></ul>Jewish Resistance Fighters
  16. 16. Resistance- 1943 <ul><li>The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the first large uprising in a German occupied territory. </li></ul><ul><li>Treblinka Concentration Camp </li></ul>Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
  17. 17. Resistance 1943 Continued <ul><li>Sobibor Concentration Camp. </li></ul><ul><li>Prisoners attempted to escape in 1943. </li></ul><ul><li>300 of 700 prisoners survived </li></ul><ul><li>50 of them survived the entire war </li></ul>
  18. 18. Resistance- 1944 <ul><li>Auschwitz. One Crematoria was blown up by Jewish workers. </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance continued until the end of the war. </li></ul>Warsaw Uprising Barricade- 1944
  19. 19. Resistance Conclusion <ul><li>Resistance against the Nazi’s, was taking part in many forms, from armed to unarmed and sabotage to uprisings. Many people hid or escaped and struggled to live. Many died and few survived. It was a dark time during the Holocaust. </li></ul>