• Concentration Camp Jews Abuse Elie
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    Faster, you swine, you filthy sons of bitches (81). This is an example of the physiological abuse and verbal abuse that the S. S. officers had towards the Jews. In the book Night, by Elie Wiesel, the theme of prejudice and inhumanity was strongly revealed. I learned from this book how the physical conditions of the camp Buna was: and how the S. S. officers were verbally and psychologically abusive towards the Jews. The Camp Buna was the second concentration camp, and the third stop that Elie a...
  • The Shawl Concentration Camp
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    Many times in stories, authors will use the setting to set the stage for the story. The setting is like the foundation of the story, and without one the story seems merely lost. Quite often the setting will build up the story and affect the characters, and the characters behaviors. Against the backdrop of a Holocaust concentration camp, Ozick produces two static characters whose lack of development throughout the story emphasizes the theme of overwhelming hopelessness. In The Shawl Rosa, her inf...
  • The Hiding Place Ten Boom
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    THE HIDING PLACE " We must tell people that no pit is so deep. That He is not deeper still. They will believe us, because we were here." Miraculous According to Corrie & Betsie Ten Boom, life was a faith-building experience. Those two women were faced with one of the toughest experiences of their lives. Each day, Corrie and Betsie had to persuade each other that everything was going to be okay, once they were free from the "hell", or the concentration camp they were placed in. And, yet, Corrie ...
  • Anne Frank Concentration Camp
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    DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Book report by: Eric reeves Living in the peaceful land of Holland during the 1940's could never prepare the characters in this story for the devastation that was about to unfold. At first this story starts with Anne in a happy environment. Then things take a turn for the worst. This story has many settings over a long period of time, from 1939 to 1945 the war lasted. Through that time the story goes from Holland to a concentration camp then to another concentration camp. The...
  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp Gas Chambers
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    Auschwitz-concentration camp Auschwitz, located in Poland, was Nazi Germany's largest and most terrible concentration camp. It was established by order of Himmler on April 27, 1940. At first, it was small because it was a work camp for Polish and Soviet prisoners of war. It became a death camp in 1941. Auschwitz was divided into three areas: Auschwitz was the camp commander's headquarters and administrative offices. Auschwitz was called Birkenau and it was the death camp with forty gas chambers...
  • Life Is Beautiful Concentration Camp
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    In the movie "Life Is Beautiful", a Jewish man and his family are put into a concentration camp during the Holocaust. The movie gives an inside look at the horrors the Jews were faced with during the Holocaust. "Life Is Beautiful" should be incorporated into a unit on the Holocaust in schools because it shows everything the Jews were faced with, it handles expressing the horrors of the Holocaust without being too graphic, and it would help students get a more personal feeling of what happened to...
  • Cynthia Ozick Magda Nazi Shawl
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    Cynthia Ozick was an American short story writer, novelist, essayist, poet, and translator. She considers herself an American Jewish writer. Cynthia Ozick was a writer of fiction and non-fiction, but did not bloom her career until she was 32 years old. Her literary hero was Henry James. After Cynthia Ozick finished graduate school, she would read for hours. She tried to read all the books that she never read before. She tried to learn everything she could from the books that she read. Reading b...
  • Ivan Denisovich Concentration Camp
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    By: Kia Berardinelli Imagine being captive in a concentration camp for over eight years. Ivan Denisovich Shukhov has experienced just this. In analyzing only one day of Ivan's life in a concentration camp, he displays many traits that show that he is a hero. Hero, can be defined in many different ways. The definition from Webster's dictionary states: Hero- a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. Shukhov definitely portrays courageous characteri...
  • Night Germans Forced
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    Night The book Night, by Elie Wiesel, is an autobiography about his experiences during the Holocaust. The story takes place in the 1940's. The main characters are Elie and his father. Other characters are Elie's mother and sister. In the beginning of the book, trouble is starting around the town in which Elie lived. Eventually German soldiers come into his town. At first, they did not seem so bad. The Kahn's, a family who lived across the street from Elie, were housing a German soldier. The Kah...
  • Concentration Camp Camps Auschwitz People
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    Don't Concentrate on Camps A concentration camp can be defined as a camp were particular people are confined or detained for a period of time, although ironically the term death camp is commonly used as a synonym. Between the years of 1942 and 1945 the German Nazi Party initiated concentration camps for all Jews and other peoples that were considered by Adolf Hitler to be inferior. This is a commonly known fact, although extensive knowledge is limited to most people. The majority of concentratio...
  • Night Faith In God
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    Night Paper Night is told by Eliezer, a Jewish teenager who lives in the town of Sight, in Hungarian Transylvania. Eliezer studies the Torah. His study is stopped, when his teacher, Moshe the Beadle, gets deported. Few months later, Moshe returns to Sight telling a horrifying story that the Gestapo took control of his train and led everyone into the woods, where they killed everyone. Nobody believes Moshe and he is taken for a crazy lunatic. In the spring of 1944, the Nazis occupied Hungary. Th...
  • Dachau Concentration Camp
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    January 30, 1933. A black cloud began to form over Germany as Adolph Hitler became chancellor. Exactly one month later the Legal Bulletin of the Reich No. 17 stated that articles 114, 115, 117, 118, 123, 124 and 153 were no longer valid. Freedom of speech, freedom of the press and the right to assemble were now restricted. Weeks went by and these articles were still not reinstated. Little did the citizens of Germany know that these articles would not be reinstated for years (Whissen 27-38). Six...
  • 000 Jews Jewish German Germany
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    Holocaust Timeline 1933 January 30 Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany March 22 Dachau concentration camp opens April 1 Boycott of Jewish shops and businesses April 7 Laws for Reestablishment of the Civil Service barred Jews from holding civil service April 26 Gestapo established May 10 Public burning of books written by Jews, political dissidents, and others not approved by the state July 14 Law stripping East European Jewish immigrants of German citizenship 1934 1934 August 2 Hitler p...
  • Concentration Camp Book Father Began
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    The Night by Elie Weise l is a non fiction auto-biography. His special qualification for writing this is that he lived through it. He has won the Nobel Peace Prize, and he has written Dawn, The Accident, and The Town Beyond the Wall. He won the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in improving the living conditions and promoting the understanding and acceptance of Jews around the world. I am not sure if this is a recent publication or a classic, but it was copyrighted in 1960. The book is org...
  • Holocaust Medical Experiments Concentration Camp
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    The horror and suffering imposed on the Jews, by the Nazi Third Reich has been extremely well documented since the end of the second World War just as with most aspects of the Holocaust phenomenon. The way the Jewish people, along with homosexuals, gypsies and others, not fitting the Nazi criteria, was nothing short of evil. Beyond many though is the concept and actual performance of the infamous Nazi medical experiments. A wide variety of heinous experiments were performed. Experiments such as...
  • Nazi Concentration Camps Camp Prisoners Natzweiler
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    On January 30, 1933 the Nazis assumed they had full power of Germany. Immediately after this, they decided to start concentration camps to rid the German society of "inferiors." This included: communists, socialists, religious rebels, Jehovah's Witnesses and most of all, Jews. During the 1930's there were six main camps established. These were: - ~Da chua ~Sachsenhausen ~Buchenwald ~Flassenburg ~Mauthausen and, ~Ravens bruck (a concentration cap especially for women. ) During the 2 nd World War ...
  • Crimes Against Humanity Frederick Douglass
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    The books of "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" and "Night" both are the narratives that talk about the personal experiences of the authors themselves. In the book "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass", Frederick Douglass uses the narrative to describe everything that happens in his slavery life until shortly after his escape from slavery. He begins his narrative by placing his birth in Tuckahoe and family background. He is separated from his mother when he is about twelve mon...
  • Angels Of Life And Death
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    Angels of Life and Death "I hated the brutality, the sadism, and the insanity of Nazism. I just couldn't stand by and see people destroyed. I did what I could, what I had to do, what my conscience told me I must do. That's all there is to it. Really, nothing more' (Bulow 9). These are the words of the? Angel of Life? in the Holocaust, Oskar Schindler. However, the life and light that was inside this man was not in the hearts of all European people between 1933 and 1945. Coinciding with this won...
  • Concentration Camp David Mother Faber
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    Blood chilling screams, families torn apart, horrifying murders are all parts of the Holocaust. David Faber, a courageous, young man tortured in a Nazi concentration camp shares the horrors he was exposed to, including his brother Romek? s murder, in the book Because of Romek, by himself David Faber. When Nazis invaded his hometown in Poland during World War II, David remained brave throughout his father? s arrest and his struggle to stay alive in the concentration camp. David? s mother inspired...
  • Concentration Camp Belzec Camps 8230
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    Belzec Concentration Camp DuringBelzec Concentration Camp Essay, Research Paper During the Holocaust, many labor and mass murder camps were built. Auschwitz and Birkenau were infamous for their heavy labor camps. Other camps also built were solely built for mass murders. At these mass murder camps, some used gas to poison the people. The Belzec concentration camp is an example of one of these camps. It was established in February 1940 and on November 1, 1941, construction began at this death cam...