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    Anne Frank's Biography

    Anne FrankAnne Frank is one of the most remembered Jewish victims. She was remembered for the diary she wrote during the Holocaust. On June 12, 1942, her parents gave her a red checkered diary for her 13th birthday. As two years went by, Anne Frank wrote about her life in hiding. After these years, the Nazis captured Anne and her family, and were sent away to the camps.
  • The Beginning of the Holocaust

    The Beginning of the Holocaust
    The Beginning
    The Beginning Video
    The Holocaust started on January 30, 1933, when Hitler became the chancellor of Germany. It was a twelve-year period in which the Nazis implemented their schemes to destroy the European Jewry. During this time, Jews in Europe were subjected to harsher persecutions that ultimately led to the murder of 6,000,000 Jews. Out of 6,000,000 murdered, 1.5 million of these were children.
  • Hilter Gains Power in Germany

    Hilter Gains Power in Germany
    Hitler's PowerWith the start of the Great Depression, the Nazi Party grew extremely large. In 1933, Hitler became chancellor, and he soon destroyed all other political parties and established his dictatorship. The Nazis desired to get rid of Jews by taking their citizenship and their economic and social positions. At beginning in 1933, Jews were fired from governmental and public employment as lawyers, judges, doctors, officials, and journalists, etc.
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    Concentration Camps

    Concentration CampsBetween 1933 and 1945, Nazi Germany established about 20,000 camps to imprison millions of victims. These camps were used for a range of purposes including forced-labor camps, transit camps which served as temporary way stations, and extermination camps built primarily or exclusively for mass murder. The Nazis established Killing centers in Poland, the country with the largest Jewish population. The killing centers were designed for efficient mass murder.
  • The Boycott of Jewish Businesses

    The Boycott of Jewish Businesses
    The BoycottOn April 1, 1933, the Nazis carried out the a boycott of Jewish businesses. Nazis claimed the boycott was an act of revenge against both German Jews and foreigners, who had criticized the Nazi regime. On the day of the boycott, men stood firmly in front of Jewish-owned shops. The "Star of David " was painted in yellow and black on thousands of doors and windows. Signs were posted saying "Don't Buy from Jews."
  • Nazis Order Jews Over Age 15 to Apply for Identity Cards

    Nazis Order Jews Over Age 15 to Apply for Identity Cards
    Identity Card
    One way that the Nazis belittled the Jews was by making every Jew over the age of 15 apply for an identity card. These cards were mandatory for all Jewish people to own. If there was suspicion of any kind, a police officer could demand to see the identity card. The police would ask for an identity card for something as simple as walking down the “wrong” side of the road.
  • Kristallnacht

    Broken Glass VideoThe Night of the Broken Glass
    The Kristallnacht, or also known as the Night of the Broken Glass, was when the Nazis began a reign of terror against the Jewish people. On the night of November 9, 1938, the Nazis descended on Jews across Germany and Austria. Almost 8000 Jewish-owned businesses and homes were destroyed. Jews were forced to pay a 1 billion fine for the damage inflicted on by the Nazi mobs.
  • Yellow Stars Required to be Worn by Polish Jews

    Yellow Stars Required to be Worn by Polish Jews
    Yellow StarThe purpose of the Yellow Star was to shame the Jewish people and to segregate the Jews from the general population. Since they did not belong to the German people, it was easier to then attack them and kill them without generating an outcry from the general population. The yellow star was to be placed on all clothing, so that all would be able to see it and know they were Jewish.
  • Auschwitz

    AuschwitzSurvivor video
    Auschwitz was the main and largest concentration camp.It is estimated that 1.6 million were murdered in Auschwitz. Death by firing squad, carbon monoxide, hell vans, Zyklon B., massive gas chambers and crematoria were some of the ways many people died at Auschwitz. The Germans could not cremate everyone they murdered during the Holocaust, they blew up the gas chambers and crematoria to destroy the evidence at Auschwitz
  • The Warsaw Ghetto is Sealed Off

    The Warsaw Ghetto is Sealed Off
    Warsaw GhettoShortly after the German invasion of Poland, in September 1939, nearly 400,000 Polish Jews were confined to a 3.5-square-mile area that normally housed about 250,000. The "ghetto" was sealed off with a 10-foot-high wall. Anyone caught leaving was shot on sight. The Nazis controlled the amount of food that was brought into the ghetto, forcing Jews to live on a bowl of soup a day. By July 1942, about 80,000 Jews had died.
  • The Liberation of Concentration Camp

    The Liberation of Concentration Camp
    Concentration CampSoviet forces were the first to approach a major Nazi camp, reaching Majdanek near Lublin, Poland, in July 1944. Surprised by the fast Soviet advances, the Germans attempted to hide the evidence of mass murder by demolishing the camp. Camp staff set fire to the large crematorium used to burn bodies of murdered prisoners. In the summer of 1944, the Soviets also overran the sites of the Belzec, Sobibor, and Treblinka killing centers.
  • The Life of Anne Frank

    The Life of Anne Frank
    Anne FrankAnne Frank was a Jewish girl, who lived and died during the Holocaust. She was born on June 12, 1929, in Germany to Otto and Edith. The Frank family hid from the Nazis for 2 years in a Secret Annex at the back of a warehouse. During this difficult time, Anne kept a diary about the horrors of war and the everyday problems they faced during the time of the Holocaust. Eventually on August 4, 1944, the Frank family were caught and sent away.
  • The End of the Holocaust

    The End of the Holocaust
    The End
    The Holocaust finally ended on April 30th, 1945. The SS guards slowly moved camp inmates by train or on forced marches, often called “death marches,” in an attempt to stop the allied liberation of the large numbers of prisoners. Between 1948 and 1951, almost 700,000 Jews immigrated to Israel, including 136,000 Jewish that were displaced from Europe, while the others went to the United States.
  • The Death of Adolf Hitler

    The Death of Adolf Hitler
    VideoAdolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 in Braunau, Germany. He was the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party which is also known as the Nazi Party, which was accountable for the Holocaust. Hitler killed himself on April 30, 1945, which was just days before Germany's surrender because Berlin was about to fall to the Russians. Also, because enemies were closing in on him and there was no way to escape.