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  • Novel Of Schindler's List By Thomas Keneally
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    Throughout the novel of Schindler's List, by Thomas Keneally, the message of courage is portrayed greatly. Keneally was a gentile man who wrote about how bad the Holocaust was, even-though he was not Jewish. He tells a story of how one man successfully saved thousands of Jews by letting them work for him. Keneally wrote about how helping someone pays off and by letting someone have a second chance which gives them a sense of hope in times of hardship. When Schindler was helping out Jews, Germany...
  • Schindler's Factory
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    Schindlers List is a movie that takes place during WWII. The movie begins in Krakow, Poland just after the collapse of the Polish army, and at the beginning of the German occupation. Oskar Schindler, a tall handsome womanizer arrives in the city looking to open a factory in order to gain profits from the war. At the time, Jewish people were no long permitted to own a business, so Oskar obtains a factory from a Jewish man named Itzhak Stern, and makes Stern his accountant and manager. The two men...
  • Movie Schindlers List
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    Oskar Schindler was a wealthy German industrialist, who made much of his wealth by employing Jewish men and women in his various factories. In the Movie Schindlers List it starts off with Schindler is a restaurant with many high ranking Nazi officers eating there. He starts off by buying a officer a bottle of expensive wine, but it does not end there. Before the night is gone he has boughten dinner for all of the officers. This is how he made friends, friends with power. At this point the War wa...
  • Wasnt For The Help Of Oskar Schindler
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    CONFLICT AND RELEVANT BACKGROUND Oskar Schindler faced many conflicts in his life. The main conflict he faced was overcoming the Nazis and saving over one thousand Jewish People. Schindler, with out a job at the time, joined the Nazi Party and followed on the heels of the SS when the Germans invaded Poland. This is when Schindler took over two previously Jewish owned companies that dealt with the manufacture and sales of enamel kitchenware products and opened up his own enamel shop right outside...
  • Generations Of Schindler Jews
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    Schindler's List The list is life. Famous words spoken by a large number of Schindler's Jews. When Thomas Kineally composed Schindler's List he did more than just write another biography, he told of the greatest humane figure, amidst the unspeakable horrors of the holocaust. In his novel Kineally artistically portrays the story of Oscar Schindler, an alcoholic, a member of the Nazi party, and a shameless womanizer of the worst sort. Schindler is first viewed as a man only out for money, sex, and...
  • Schindler's List
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    Schindler's List is one of the most powerful movies of all time. It presents the indelible true story of enigmatic German businessman Oskar Schindler who becomes an unlikely saviour of more than 1100 Jews amid the barbaric Nazi reign. A German Catholic war profiteer, Schindler moved to Krakow in 1939 when Germany overran Poland. There he opens an enamelware factory that, on the advice of his Jewish accountant Itzhak Stern, was staffed by Jews from the nearby forced labour camp at Plaszow. Schind...
  • Schindler's Factory
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    PLOT SUMMARY The movie "Schindler's list" is a compelling, real-life depiction of the events that occurred during the 1940's. It illustrates the persecution and horrific killings of the Jewish people. It also exemplifies the hope and will of the Jewish people, which undoubtedly is a factor in the survival of their race. The most important factor however is because of the willingness of one man, Oskar Schindler, to stand out and make a difference. The movie starts out in a Jewish home, where a Je...
  • Place Against The Jews
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    The once almost forgotten Hitler Jews are brought back to life by Schindler's List. The movie opens quietly with a pre-war Polish Jewish family lighting candles and saying prayers on Friday night. The family disappears, and eventually, the candles burn out. The scene switches to a man carefully dressing, stuffing his hand with money and carefully pinning a Nazi pin to his lapel. He is a shadowy figure, paying his way to get a fine table at a fancy restaurant in Krakow, and catching the eye of so...
  • Schindler's Appeal For Mercy
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    When a Jewish girl living in Krakow under false papers visits Schindler, she asks that he hire her parents to work in his factory. He is infuriated with the girl and she runs from him, fearing her life and liberty. Schindler expresses his rage at Stern, whom he accuses of harboring Jews in the 'haven' of a factory. Schindler is not angry at the idea of his factory as a haven, but the fact that such activities are illegal. However, as the atrocities of the Nazis become more apparent, Schindler be...
  • Thomas Keneally's Schindler's List
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    Thomas Keneally's Schindler's List is the historical account of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of the horrors of World War II Poland. Schindler's List recounts the life of Oskar Schindler, and how he comes to Poland in search of material wealth but leaves having saved the lives of over 1100 Jews who would most certainly have perished. The novel focuses on how Schindler comes to the realization that concentration and forced labor camps are wrong, and that many people were dyi...
  • Oskar Schindler
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    Schindler, Oskar (1908-74), German businessman whose fame rests on his remarkable rescue of more than 1,000 Jews during the Nazi Holocaust. Oskar Schindler was born in the Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia. He moved to Poland in 1930 and made a fortune in Krakw. He saved 1,200 Polish Jews from the Nazi death camps by employing them at a munitions factory he opened using Jewish labor. The factory had been a bankrupt manufacturer of enamelware when Schindler bought it and used it to fill military contra...
  • Schindlers Life After The War
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    I. Introduction The World Book Dictionary defines a hero as a boy or man admired for his bravery, great deeds or noble qualities. Oskar Schindler was nothing short of this. Schindler displayed all of these traits during the Second World War. (The World Book, 2002) II. Early Life Born in Zwittau, Czechoslovakia in 1908 which was home to many ethnic Germans. (The World Book, 2002) The closest neighbors were a Jewish rabbi family, and the two sons became Oskar's best friends. The family was one of ...
  • Schindler's List A Movie
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    "I don't think any one film is ever going to change anything. I don't think any one newspaper article ever changes anything. But over a period of years, the drip, drip, drip of a lot of gook movies, a lot of good articles... all this is very, very, very important. The effect of that drip, drip, drip the daily diet of views and ideas that adhere to and promote what is best in society, that has an effect. Not one movie, not one article, not one building, but just that fact that all of us buckle do...
  • Business From Jews
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    Schindler's List A Report By: Sun lilly In the beginning of the movie I thought that Oskar Schindler was a "bad guy" because he was a member of the Nazi party. After awhile though it becomes apparent that he isn't. The movie begins with September of 1939 when German forces defeated the Polish army. Jews are coming from everywhere leaving their homes to relocate in major cities and register their families as ordered. As things progressively get worse the Jews are forced from heir homes into ghett...
  • Stern Help Schindler
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    Stern was the key for Schindler. Without Stern, Schindler would have not succeeded they way he did. Stern acted as mediator between Schilder and the Jewish people. As relationships between the Germans and the Jews were a sour one at the time, it was lucky that Schindler found a man such as Stern who he could trust. Stern was a bit reluctant wether he would trust Schilder at first as he was part of the Nazi party. It wasn't till Schilder proposed his idea to Stern that he decided to trust him, as...
  • Night Vs Schindler's List
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    Many similarities exist between Night, Schindler's List, and the documentary. All three followed the same progression and sequence of events. At first, the Jews were just placed under house arrest after losing their businesses. Soon after, they are moved into dingy ghettos. From there, the men and the women were separated and herded into cattle cars which took them to concentration camps. There in the camps, Jews were forced into labor working for the Nazis. When the war was nearing its end, the...
  • Trains To Schindler's Camp
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    In the autumn of 1943 Oskar Schindler lives in Krakow. His wife, Emilie, lives in his home tows of Zwittau in Moravia. He's on his way to a party with commandant Amon Goeth who is in charge of the forced labour camp at Plaszow. In this camp there are 20.000 Jews, Poles and Gypsies. For some Germans at the party Schindler has brought gifts because he may need their support later on. On his way out he talks to the Jewish kitchen maid. She's treated badly and gives him money so that he can do somet...
  • 1 2 Schindler
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    Oskar Schindler was a man well known for his drinking and womanizing, so he was an unlikely candidate to one day earn the title of "i? 1/2 hero". i? 1/2 Too many Jews during the Holocaust however, he was a hero because he saved over one thousand Jews from being killed in a gas chamber. Any poor choices Schindler made in his life were out weighed by his act of kindness to the Jew"i? 1/2's he help that he called his children or "i? 1/2 Shindlerjuden". i? 1/2 His story has been told in books and at...
  • Movie Oscar Schindler
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    Oscar Schindler Oscar Schindler was a character in the movie "Schindler's List". This is a movie about the holocaust and how Oscar Schindler used is own riches to save one thousand and one hundred Jews. In this movie Oscar Schindler is described as a dynamic character. A dynamic character is a person in a movie that changes dramatically. This is true for Schindler for many reasons. In the movie Schindler is a Nazi party member who looking to make money, or become rich, from the situation that hi...
  • Movie Hitler
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    The 1955 movie based on The Diary of a Young Girl, written by Anne Frank, is a more inside look on how it was like to go into hiding, during the evil reign of Adolf Hitler. Schindler's List, a Steven Spielberg movie based on Thomas Keneally's book and Jew's interviews of that era, is about the holocaust and a group of Jew's working in a factory under Oskar Schindler. The Diary of Anne Frank, shows you the inside of the house, the fear that waits, as the nazi soldiers march by on the streets belo...

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