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The holocaust

  1. 1. The Holocaust<br />By:<br />Trina Banerjee (A25)<br />Priyanka Borah (A26)<br />
  2. 2. THE NIGHT<br />The title “THE HOLOCAUST” has been taken from a beautiful literature piece by Elie Wiesel – THE NIGHT.<br />Elie Wiesel himself was a victim of the Nazi’s injustice, and was one of the people who had survived the holocaust in 1944 – 1945. After the liberation he raised his voice against Hitler’s policies against the Jews. This piece of literature is moreover a voice to counter the inequality faced by the Jews during the World War II. <br />Elie Wiesel narrates the story as Eliezer, a Jewish teenager who suffers every brutality of the Germans with his father and ultimately survied.<br />
  3. 3. Introduction<br />How can prejudice, hate, intolerance, and lawlessness change the face of the Earth? Millions of Europeans were killed during the Holocaust. <br />Why did this occur? <br />Who's idea was it? <br />When did it begin? <br />Who were the victims? <br />How many were children? <br />How many were saved?<br /> Who saved them? <br />
  4. 4. Facts:<br />The word Holocaust was given to the killing of the 6 million Jews because it was a war of extermination designed to wipe out an entire group of people<br />Adolf Hitler who was appointed Chancellor of Germany,a nation with a Jewish population of 566,000 decided to perform holocausts.<br />
  5. 5. When did it began?<br />July 14, 1933 - Nazi Party is declared the only legal party in Germany; Also, Nazis pass Law to strip Jewish immigrants from Poland of their German citizenship. <br />July 1933- Nazis pass law allowing for forced sterilization of those found by a Hereditary Health Court to have genetic defects. <br />Nov 24, 1933 - Nazis pass a Law against Habitual and Dangerous Criminals, which allows beggars, the homeless, alcoholics and the unemployed to be sent to concentration camps. <br />Sept 15, 1935 - Nuremberg Race Laws against Jews decreed. <br />
  6. 6. ANTI JEWISH LAWS<br />Jews were forbidden to live with, marry or to have extramarital relations with persons of German blood.<br />They were denied access to certain city areas, sidewalks, transportation, places of amusement, & restaurants. <br />They could not do certain jobs like be a dentist, doctor, lawyer, farmer, or in radio.<br />If you were a Jew you had to pay taxes just because you were Jewish.<br />All Jewish homes, businesses, bank accounts, and real estate were taken away by the German Government.<br />
  7. 7. Yellow star a compulsion for the Jews<br />Jewish workers at Auschwitz<br />A German policeman shoots individual Jewish women who remain alive in the ravine after the mass execution<br />Jewish workers burning dead<br />bodies of executed Jews.<br />
  8. 8. LIFE IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS<br />A prisoner in Auschtwitz is forced to stand without moving for endless hours as a punishment. He is wearing a triangle patch identification on his chest. A chart of prisoner triangle identification markings used in Nazi concentration camps which allowed the guards to easily see which type of prisoner any individual was. <br />
  9. 9. A view of Majdanek and Auschwitz, which served as a concentration camp and also as a killing center for Jews. <br />
  10. 10. Picture Gallery:<br />
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  13. 13. Revelations:<br />Under Nazi domination, approximately 6 million Jews were murdered throughout the continent in Europe. <br />Of that 6 million people, it is estimated that 1.5 million were children.<br />
  14. 14. During World War Two, many individuals from many countries risked their lives to save the Jews, from the horrors of the Holocaust.<br />
  15. 15. Feng-Shan Ho<br />Feng-Shan Ho was a Chinese diplomat who saved approximately 2,000 Jews during the early years of World War II.<br />
  16. 16. Giorgio Perlasca<br />Giorgio Perlasca was an Italian who helped save thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust by issuing them fake passports to travel to neutral countries.<br />
  17. 17. Chiune Sugihara<br />ChiuneSugihar was a Japanese diplomat. He helped an estimated 6,000 Jews leave the country by issuing transit visas to  Jewish refugees.<br />
  18. 18. AWARENESS<br />The film, Europa, Europa,was the winner of the Best Foreign Film Golden Globe in 1991. <br />The film, Life is Beautiful made in Italian language was a story about a Jewish Italian who must employ his fertile imagination to help his family during their internment in a Nazi concentration camp. <br />It had won 3 academy awards in 1998.<br />
  19. 19. ADOLF HITLER<br />TUGHLAQ<br />
  20. 20. Thank you!!!!!<br />