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ABC holocaust book

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Holocaust ABC's
by Robin Brundage A is for... B is for... Belzec. This was a concentration camp in Poland that killed 500,000 in gas chambers. C is for... Concentration camps. Concentration camps were camps where Jews were detained with no regard to legal regulations. D is for... Death march. This was the transporting of concentration inmates to another camp. To make sure the Jewish people didn't rebel, one third of them were killed along the way. E is for... Extermination camp. An extermination camp was spcifically designed for people that would be killed soon after they arrived.The Nazi's had no intention to make these people work. They were often killed in assembly line methods. F is for... Final Solution. The Final Solution was a plan to exterminate 11,000,000 Jews. G is for... Gas Chambers. Gas chambers were large, sealed rooms where dozens of victims would be put, then toxic gases would be released causing them to suffocate to death. I is for... Italy. Italy entered World War II as an allie to germany in 1940. K is for... Kapo. A Kapo is a prisoner who was appointed to oversee work labor. However, many Kapo's are remembered negatively because they often let a little amount of power go to their heads. L is for... Labor camps. Jews were sent to these camps where they were subject to forced labor for either military or government purposes. M is for... Mein Kampf. German for 'My Struggle'. In the autobiography Hitler wrote while incarcerated, he explained his beliefs and hopes for future germans. Nüremberg Trials. These war trials took place in Nüremberg in 1946. Many major Nazi leaders were tried for crimes agains humanity. O is for... Oswiecim. This was a city in southern Poland that was turned into the biggest concentration camp of World War II, also known as Auschwitz. P is for... Pogrom. This was prearranged attack on non-Jewish people. Q is for... Quicklime. Also known as calcium oxide, is a chemical that burns the skin if touched. The harmful white powder was often put in cattle cars before Jews were loaded into them. R is for... Refugee. A person, that as a result of war or other disaster, is forced into being homeless. S is for... Swastika. This is the symbol of the Nazi party. T is for... Tattoos. When the Jews were put into camps, a number was tattooed onto their arms to help keep track of them. Untermenschen. The German word for sub-human, what Nazi's considered Jews. Versailles Treaty. This was the document that ended the first World War, however it left a bitter taste between the European countries, especially Germany. X-rays. Doctor Horst Schumann used x-rays as medical experiments on women in Birkenau. His victims usually died short, painful deaths soon after. N is for... U is for... V is for... X is for... Y is for... Yiddish. Many Jewish people spoke this language that was a mixture of German, Hebrew, and various other dialects. Z is for... Zyklon B. This is a poision that was used in gas chambers to kill Jews in mass. Adolf Hitler. Hitler was the leader of the Nazi party that tried to wipe out all Jewish people in the 1940's. This is the enterance to the Belzec Desth Camp. Pictured above is the enternce to Auschwitz. Bibliography "Concentration Camps, 1933–1939." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, 11 May 2012. Web. 1 Nov. 2012. <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005263>.


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