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Transcript of THE HOLOCAUST

Adolf Hitler
Hitler murdered the Jews because he believed that the Jewish financiers were responsible for sending the world into its first World War, causing the deaths of over 100,000 German soldiers.
Facts About Hitler
Hitler had a sister named Paula
He was called "Adi" in childhood.
Hitler's mom died of Breast Cancer.
On April 29, 1945, Hitler married Eva Braun.
36 hours after they were married, Hitler and Braun, killed themselves.
Hitler's first love was Jewish
He suffered from Insomnia.
He was addicted to drugs.
Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Peace
The Experiments
The Death Marches
The Holocaust
Horrors of the Holocaust
On January 30, 1933, the Holocaust started. On May 8, 1945, it ended, leaving more than 11 million people dead.
General Information
The Holocaust began in January 1933
Over 1.1 million children died during the Holocaust.
The word “Holocaust” is from the Greek holo “whole” + kaustos “burnt.”
At the entrance to each death camp, there was a process of Selektion or Selection. Pregnant women, small children, the sick or handicapped, and the elderly were immediately murdered.
1/3 of the Jewish population, were killed.
Auschwitz was the largest and highly organized death camp in history.
When twins were of no more use to Mengele, he’d dispatch subjects with an injection of chloroform straight to the heart.
The Nazis also used poison to torture and kill inmates.
Scientists forced about 90 Gypsies to drink only seawater. The victims reportedly licked a freshly mopped floor just to get a small amount of fresh water. Serious bodily injury resulted from these horrible experiments.
The Nazis also used poison to torture and kill inmates.
They were supposed to walk 80 miles in 6 days with one meal of rice.
Death marches (Todesmärsche in German) refer to the forcible movements of prisoners in Nazi Germany.

Dr. Mengele
Born: March 16, 1911
February 7, 1979
He died while he was swimming in the Atlantic Ocean.
Chief medical officer at Auschwitz.
Eluded capture for over 34 years.
Spouse: Irene Schoenbein
Children: Rolf Mengele
Born: Born: April 20, 1889
Died: April 30, 1945
More Experiment
to test the effect of various pharmaceutical preparations on phosphorous burns. These burns were inflicted on the victims with phosphorous matter taken from incendiary bombs, and caused severe pain, suffering, and serious bodily injury.
to investigate the most effective treatment of wounds caused by Mustard gas. Wounds deliberately inflicted on the victims were infected with Mustard gas. Some of the victims died as a result of these experiments and others suffered intense pain and injury.

to study various methods of making sea water drinkable. The victims were deprived of all food and given only chemically processed sea water. Such experiments caused great pain and suffering and resulted in serious bodily injury to the victims.

Works Cited
"91 Interesting Facts about the Holocaust." FactRetriever.com. Web. 21 Feb. 2017.

"8 Worst Nazi Human Experiments You Never Knew About." Top Secret Writers. 22 Oct. 2014. Web. 21 Feb. 2017.
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Kody, Brendan, Griff
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