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Holocaust ABC book

A abc book about the holocaust

christina waddle

on 9 November 2012

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Holocaust ABC A Auschwitz B Buchenwald One of the first big concentration camps on German soil. C Concentration Camp Camps that had the purpose of a place for the Nazis to put there enemies and jews and treat them basically like slaves and force them to do harsh labor. D Dachau The first concentration camp, it was built in Munich, Germany on March 1933. E Extermination camp A location where jews would be deported to be executed in a large mass. F Fuhrer It is German word that means leader it was Adolf Hitler title after Hindenburg’s death. G H I J K L M N O P Ghetto A section of a city where Jews were forced to live so they would be a way from non jews usually there was some type of wall so they could not go into the city after a while the government would send them to concentration camps. Holocaust The time between 1933 to 1945 where six million jews and other people who the Nazi killed because of what they believed in or what they looked liked. International Military Tribunal The United States, Great Britain, France, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics made this court so they could charge the nazi as criminals. Jews People who believed in the judaism religion, and based thier beliefs off the old testament. Korczak, Dr. Janusz He was a n educator and he was director of a orphanage for kids who were jews he could of lived but he would not leave the children's side so he got put into the gas chamber too. (1878-1942) The largest and most terrifying concentration,there was 1.6 million jews killed there it is located near Oswiecim, Poland. Lodz Ghetto The ghetto in Lodz, Poland that was finished in 1940. Majdanek
A death camp located in a the town of Lublin, Poland where 360,000 people were beaten, shot, gassed or starved to death. Nazi Name for members of the NSDAP, National Socialist Democratic Workers Party, who believed in the idea of a Aryan race. Operation Barbarossa The code name for the German attack on the Soviet Union which happened on June 22, 1941. Partisans Groups of organized guerillas fighters who job was to damage the German war effort by attacking military targets, often using the forest for cover. Q A white powder which burns human skin on contact. Several inches of this powder were sometimes placed in the bottom of cattle cars prior to loading in Jews and other victims of Nazi roundups. Quicklime R S Ravensbrück A concentration camp for female prisoners in Germany. SS A group of men who worked for Hitler as his personal body guards. T T-4 Program A program where they would take handicap people and practice killing methods on them like gassing and cremation. U The place in the Warsaw ghetto where Jews were gathered for deportation to Treblinka. Umschlagplatz V Volkswagen A car that Hilter made for german familys so they could afford a car. W Wansee Conference A conference where high ranking Nazis went to discuss the final solution for getting rid of all jews. X X-Rays X-rays were used in medical experiments in the women's camp in Birkenau. Dr. Horst Schumann used X-rays to experiment on his innocent people, young men and women, who usually died very painful deaths shortly after. Y Language spoken by many Jews in Eastern Europe; a combination of German, Hebrew and dialects of the countries in which Jews were living. Yiddish Z Zyklon B A pellet that was used to clean stuff but Nazis started using to suffocate jews to death in gas chambers the nazis found it cheaper and quicker to kill this way. Citations The End "Holocaust Glossary of Terms Www.HolocaustResearchProject.org." Holocaust Glossary of Terms Www.HolocaustResearchProject.org. H.E.A.R.T, 2010. Web. 07 Nov. 2012. <http://www.holocaustresearchproject.org/appendix/glossary.html>. Holocaust Museum Houston. "Vocabulary Terms Related to the Holocaust." Vocabulary Terms Related to the Holocaust. Powered by Nodus Solutions, n.d. Web. 07 Nov. 2012. <http://www.hmh.org/ed_glossary.shtml>.
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