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Auschwitz Auschwitz was both a concentration and death camp, it was the largest of the Nazi's camps and the most streamlined mass killing center ever created. It was at Auschwitz that 1.1 million people were murdered, mostly Jews. The living conditions at Auschwitz were awful. Prisoners were kept in old brick barracks with several hundred three tier beds in each building.There were 2 types of barracks, brick and wooden. The brick buildings usually had 700 prisoners but sometimes even more were...

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"Night" and "Man’s Search for Meaning"

Eliezer (Elie) Wiesel was born in September 30, 1928, is a Romanian-born Jewish-American professor and political activitist. He is an author of 57 books, including “Night”, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Bunchenwald concentration camps. Wiesel makes a distinction between the Holocaust victims’ control over their fate and their control over their actions. He believes man does have control over his moral choice, even when faced with the extreme circumstances...

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Compare and Contrast Night to Devil's Arithmetic

Night is a story about a boy named Eliezer and his father who are sent to Auschwitz, a concentration camp in Poland. Devil's Arithmetic is a story about a girl, Hannah who does not care about her heritage but then dreams of a time in a concentration camp where she learns a lesson she will never forget. My two similarities are the journey for Eliezer from Night and Hannah Stem from Devil's Arithmetic to the concentration camp from their homes are the same, and the equivalence of the Hannah and Rivka...

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 NAZI MEDICAL EXPERIMENTS During World War II, a number of German physicians conducted painful and often deadly experiments on thousands of concentration camp prisoners without their consent. Unethical medical experimentation carried out during the Third Reich may be divided into three categories. The first category consists of experiments aimed at facilitating the survival of Axis military personnel. The second category of experimentation aimed at developing and testing pharmaceuticals...

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NIGHT Essay Practice

loosing his childhood, loosing everybody he ever knew including his father and loosing himself. The concentration camp Auschwitz itsef and the experiences he got from there were horrific. 2. When were the times when he was close to giving up? When his father died. 3. What part in the camp made him ‘less human’? 4. Did Elie succeed with his struggle? 5. He survived the camp, but what were some things that he lost? Elie lost his faith, he lost his feelings, he lost his friends...

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Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Review

tend to forget the second part. This was a sad and touching story of forbidden friendship that lead to disaster due to Hitlers rage for jews. Being the protagonist, Bruno is a naïve 8-9 year-old German boy whose father is the commandant of Auschwitz. He wants to become an explorer when an adult. Bruno is very adventurous, often gets into mischief, and hates being called "Little Man" by Lieutenant Kotler. Shmuel is a Polish Jew who is Bruno's exact age. . Shmuel is very quiet, and admires animals...

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Anne Frank Lesson Plan

testing, quiet time for testing, or special educational teacher assistance can be included. Summary: Class 1: Discussion of the Holocaust as a class. Using the Smart board to provide information on concentration camps and the rise of Hitler's reign. Use web links: http://www.remember.org/auschwitz/ and http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/hitler.html. Classes 2-7: Begin reading Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl in class, assign a chapter for homework. Continue on this...

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The Nuremberg Trials

and war crimes, (Congress, 2009) and did so without remorse or emotion for what their victims were going through. It was not until 1945 when the trials began that the full extent of what was truly taking place in the concentration camps and in the extermination camps (death camps) were revealed. The truth about medical experiments, atrocities, crimes against humanity, and membership in a criminal organization were grounds for the Nuremberg trials to commence and would become the precedents for...

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Dr.Mengele Paper

from his wounded, Mengele volunteered to work in concentration camps. He was sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau.(historylearningsite.co.uk). It was Mengele who is principally associated with selecting those who were gassed on arrival and those who survived. Known as the "Angel of Death", a flick of the wrist immediately condemned some to the gas chambers, while others were deemed able to work for a while before being murdered. In his 21 months at Auschwitz-Birkenau Mengele was a regular figure on the platform...

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Ww2 Holocaust

were tortured that night and were sent to concentration camps. A boy named Kristallnact lasted three days getting beaten and tortured by the Nazi. This was the beginning of the Holocaust. The Jews, gypsies, and many other people were taken to concentration camps. It was separated by women and men. There were many concentration camps; the main ones were Auschwitz, Dachau, and Treblinka. Also there were smaller concentration camps around; Germany had 329 camps that they could find, there was more but...

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