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  • Dostoyevsky's The House Of The Dead
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    Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The House of the Dead Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky was born in Moscow on Nov. 11, 1825. Ash is father was a former military surgeon, Dostoyevsky grew up in the noble class. He entered the military engineering school at St. Petersburg at age 16. Shortly after graduating, he resigned his commission and devoted all his time to writing. However, he soon became caught up in the movement for political and social reform during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. He began to participat...
  • Auschwitz And Other Concentration Camps
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    Imagine leaving your family, your house, your possessions, and your life behind. You do not know where you " re going, or how long it will take to get there. You are cramped into a small space with around a hundred other people; some dead, some dying, some hoping for death to come. It's hard to stay positive in a situation like this. You are on your way to the most famous - and most deadly - Nazi concentration camp. Its name is Auschwitz, and you are a Jew in Nazi Germany during World War II. Yo...
  • Prisoners In The Death Camps
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    Auschwitz Auschwitz was not one but three different concentration and execution camps. Each camp had it own purpose. The first camp was called Auschwitz I. It was mainly used as a central camp for Nazi officers, producing economic and military-industrial enterprise, and holding enemies of the Nazis. It was originally used in 1940 to hold Poles and soviet POW's (Prisoners of war). It became a death camp for Jews in 1941-42. The second camp of the Auschwitz complex was Auschwitz II or Auschwitz-Bi...
  • Buchenwald As A Death Camp
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction page 1 Concentration Camps pages 2-5 Death Camps page 6 Buchenwald pages 7-11 Conclusion page 12-13 Endnotes pages 14-15 Bibliography page 16 (1) INTRODUCTION The Holocaust is the most horrifying crime against humanity of all times. 'Hitler, in an attempt to establish the pure Aryan race, decided that all mentally ill, gypsies, non supporters of Nazism, and Jews were to be eliminated from the German population. He proceeded to reach his goal in a systematic scheme....
  • Auschwitz Concentration Camps
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    AUSCHWITZ BY CHRISTOPHER JAMES The Nazis establishes Auschwitz in April 1940, under the orders of Heinrich Himmler. Heinrich Himmler was in charge of two Nazi organizations. The camp at Auschwitz originally housed political prisoners from occupied Poland and various concentration camps from within Germany. Prisoners were transported from all over Nazi-occupied Europe. When the prisoners arrived at the complex they were separated into three groups. One group was sent directly to the gas chamber a...
  • Goals Of A Military Boot Camp
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    BOOT CAMPS ARE A BAD ALTERNATIVE Boot Camps For Children are A Failure According To Substantial Media Research. Wilderness Therapy Treatment - A non-profit consumer protection information, health, safety, referral & education site. More Information: web Peter S. Can ellos, Contributing Reporter, BOSTON GLOBE, April 30, 1989, PAGE: 29 SHERIFFS, LAWMAKERS EXPLORE ALTERNATIVES TO JAIL //as-VT 2000 At least one former supporter of boot camp has turned into a skeptic, however. Larry R. Meachum, who o...
  • People In Prison
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    Our Prison System Sucks Good afternoon and fellow class mates. To many of you, the word prison might frighten you. To some, you welcome the idea of prison. To others, well, you just don't care. Well I am for the idea of prison, but I don't support the way our prisons in north america are being run. These people deserved to be punished! I don't want them to waste our money, get 'paid' for television interviews, book rights and all the other goodies that come from doing a crime. And then slapped o...
  • Colorado Boot Camp Program Costs
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    With the ever rising prison population in this country, something has to be done rehabilitate criminals rather than just lock them up. Many feel that the "new" prisons, boot camps are the answer (Champion 1990). I will give a brief overview of boot camp institutions, specifically, about the operation and structure of these, the cost involved with both juvenile and adult facilities, and how effective they really are with regard to recidivism. Boot camps or shock incarceration programs, as they ar...
  • Three Auschwitz Camps
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    Concentration Camps A concentration camp is where prisoners of war, enemy aliens, and political prisoners are detained and confined, typically under harsh conditions, or place or situation characterized by extremely harsh conditions. The first concentration camps were established in 1933 for confinement of opponents of the Nazi Party. The supposed opposition soon included all Jews, Gypsies, and certain other groups. By 1939 there were six camps: Dachau, Sachsenhausen, Buchenwald, Mauthausen, Flo...
  • Camps's Aid One Prisoner
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    Auschwitz: A Historical Overview of the Death Camp The Holocaust is one of the most horrifying crimes against humanity. 'Hitler, in an attempt to establish the pure Aryan race, decided that all mentally ill, gypsies, non supporters of Nazism, and Jews were to be eliminated from the German population. He proceeded to reach his goal in a systematic scheme. ' (Bauer, 58) One of his main methods of exterminating these 'undesirables' was through the use of concentration and death camps. In January of...
  • Everyday In The Camp The Prisoners
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    Auschwitz was and still is one of the most highly known concentration camps of the holocaust. The Auschwitz complex was the site of scientifically and efficiently executed genocide during W.W. II. The camp is commonly applied to the complex of death and concentration near town. The prisoners went through a lot of hard times. They were separated from their families. Had very poor sleeping and living conditions. The nourishment wasnt good enough. Everyday in the camp the prisoners feared for their...
  • Concentration Camp In Dachau
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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 weeks...
  • Camp Butler Number 12000 Union Troops
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    Many people believe that Camp Butler is just another ordinary national cemetery. But actually Camp Butler holds a lot of information behind its gates. Its original purpose was a training ground and a POW camp with a small cemetery for the deceased prisoner and soldiers. And now it has evolved into a symbol and the biggest national cemetery in the State of Illinois. In 1861, after the Civil War had begun, William T. Sherman was sent to Springfield, Illinois by the United States War Department to ...
  • Prisoners To Other Camps
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    Concentration camps are a place where selected groups of people are confined usually under inhumane conditions. There have been many kinds of facilities that have served as concentration camps, they usually consist of barracks, huts, or tents, surrounded by watchtowers and barbed wire. When people think of concentration camps they normally think about the Holocaust, Nazi, Germany. During the Holocaust, Nazi, Germany targeted communists, socialist, religious dissenters, Jehovah's Witnesses, Gypsi...
  • Jewish Prisoners In The Sub Camps
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    Concentration Camps: A Comparative Analysis Genocide and mass killing is something that, unfortunately, can be seen in several instances throughout world history. Arguably, the most horrendous and at the same time, ingeniously planned genocide took place in Europe during World War II. The Holocaust, as it is known as today, was the systematic attempt by Adolf Hitler's German army to rid the world of several groups of people, most notably the Jewish, African American, and Homosexuals. One method ...
  • Natzweiler Concentration Camp
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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 2nd World War Na...
  • Conditions In A Pow Camp
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    General living conditions in a war camp ran by the Germans was horrible. Starving prisoners did all the up keeping and work around the camp. They were barely fed and rarely to almost never aloud to play in recreational activities. There were many escape attempts because if they stayed in these camps they know they would die anyway. Some of the camps were not even following the compliance with international law of treatment to POWs. The general living conditions in a POW camp were horrible. Most ...
  • Barracks As A Prison Camp
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    Torture, screams, Andersonville Andersonville Torture, screams, no food: These are the conditions of prisons during the Civil War. The lack of attention to prisoners led to many gruesome things such as eating live animals. The two most infamous prisons were Andersonville in the South and Elmira in the North. Both had terrible conditions that were largely caused by the psychology of the War: If the other side doesn? t have men they can? t fight and likewise with weak men. Both prisons were alike ...
  • Most Horrible Confederate Prisoner Containment Camp
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    ? Five hundred men moved silently toward the gates that would shut out life and hope for most of them forever. Quarter of a mile from the railroad we came into a massive palisade with great squared logs standing upright in the ground. Fires blazed up and showed us a section of these and two massive wooden gates with heavy iron hinges and bolts. They swung open as we stood there and we passed through into the space beyond. We were at Andersonville.?? Private John McElroy. A? camp? where laws were...
  • Auschwitz The Toture Camps Auschwitz
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    Auschwitz-The Toture Camps Auschwitz, Auschwitz-The Toture Camps Essay, Research Paper Auschwitz, located thirty-seven miles west of Krakow, was the first concentration camp where Jewish people worked to death, or were automatically killed. This camp, compared to all the other camps, tortured the most people. At the camp there was a place called the "Black Wall,' this was where the people were executed. In March of 1941, there was another camp that started its building. This second camp was call...

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