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...o contain them. Nazis forced them out of their homes and into concentration camps. The camps were unfair and Jewish people were dehumanized by shaving their heads. The work in the camps were grueling, and mixed with the poor nutritional value of the food, many prisoners died. The “Final Solution” was in action from the beginning of Nazi control starting with anti-jewish legislation. Extermination camps were used for mass genocide, and the camps used gas chambers and shootings to dispose of prisoners. When World War II ended concentration camps ceased too, but the Jewish people still could not return home. They were placed back into camps. The genocide of the Jewish population is now a deep rooted scar in Germany’s history. An event that is now over but not forgotten will always be a reminder that absolute power leads to corrupt governments and irrational decisions.
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