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  1. HOLOCAUST The Final Solution 1933 - 1945

  2. HOLOCAUST • RESULTED IN THE DEATH OF 6 MILLION JEWS • 4-6 MILLION OTHERS (“INFERIORS” - SLAVS, GYPSIES, POLES, THE INSANE, POLITICAL PRISONERS) • ANTI-SEMITISM - LONG HISTORY IN GERMANY AND EUROPE

  3. NUREMBERG LAWS - 1935 • BOYCOTTS OF JEWISH BUSINESSES • VOTING RIGHTS DENIED • FORCED FROM JOBS • PASSPORTS STAMPED WITH “J” • MARRIAGE TO ARYANS FORBIDDEN • EXPELLED FROM SCHOOLS • STAR OF DAVID ON CLOTHING

  4. KRISTALLNACHT - 1938 • “NIGHT OF BROKEN GLASS” • SHOPS DESTROYED • BUSINESSES LOOTED AND BURNED • JEWS BEATEN • DONE BY POLICE DRESSED AS CIVILIANS

  5. WAR ESCALATES • WAR AGAINST JEWS WORSENS • TRAPPED AND ISOLATED • MORE RESTRICTIONS • FORCED INTO GHETTOS • FORCED LABOR • CONCENTRATION CAMPS

  6. FINAL SOLUTION • WANSEE CONFERENCE (1942) • BELIEVED TO BE THE SITE OF THE PLAN TO ELIMINATE ALL JEWS IN EUROPE • CODE WORDS - RELOCATION, WORK CAMPS, JEWISH PROBLEM • GAS IS SUGGESTED - ZYKLON B - MORE EFFICIENT

  7. THE PROCESS • GHETTOS EMPTIED - TOLD THEY WERE GOING TO WORK CAMPS • THOUSANDS DIED FROM EXPOSURE, HUNGER, DISEASE • SOME SENT IMMEDIATELY TO DEATH • GUARDS - TORTURED & HUMILIATED

  8. THE PROCESS (CONT’D) • WEAK WERE SENT TO “SHOWERS” WHERE THEY WERE GASSED • SENT TO CREMATORIUMS (OVENS) • GOLD FILLINGS, HAIR REMOVED • PERSONAL BELONGINGS TAKEN • HORRIBLE MEDICAL EXPERIMENTS (DR. JOSEPH MENGELE)

  9. THE DEATH CAMPS • Auschwitz (Poland) 2-2 1/2 million • Chelmo • Bergen-Belsen • Mauthausen • Sobibor • Treblinka

  10. Hitler and Goring

  11. Jews Forced to Wear Yellow Star

  12. A Star For The Children, Too

  13. Deportation to Auschwitz

  14. Train to the Death Camps

  15. Dachau

  16. Crematorium

  17. Liberation of Bergen-Belsen

  18. “Prisoners”

  19. Bergen-Belsen

  20. Buchenwald

  21. Victims of Buchenwald

  22. Buchenwald

  23. Buchenwald

  24. Liberation of Buchenwald

  25. Mass Graves for Prisoners

  26. Uncovered Grave

  27. Crematorium

  28. Liberation of Auschwitz

  29. Liberation of Dachau

  30. U.S. Soldiers Execute Nazis

  31. Survivors!

  32. Nuremberg Trials