History: Upstanders during the Holocaust

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History: Upstanders during the Holocaust

“One, who saves a single life, saves the World entire.”

Anti-Semitism, hatred or prejudice of Jews, has tormented the world for a long time, particularly during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a critical disaster that happened in the early 1940s and will forever be remembered. Also known as the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II, an assassination by the German Nazis lead by Adolf Hitler.

Emilie and Oscar first met in 1928 when Oscar was selling electric motors on the door of her father’s farmhouse in Alt Moletein. Six weeks later, they were married on March 6 1928 on the outskirts of Oscar’s hometown, Zwittua. In the 1930s, Oscar Schindler was unemployed and joined the Nazi party because he saw the possibilities which the war brought. He followed on the heels of the SS when Germany invaded Poland. He left Emilie in Zwittua and invaded a Jewish family’s apartment in Crakow. He to control of a Jewish-owned enamelled-goods factory, close to the Jewish ghetto.

Gradually, the brutality of the Nazis ...

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