The Importance Of Concentration Camps

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Concentration Camps How badly were the people treated inside the concentration camps? Concentration camps were a very popular method for torture during the Holocaust. The camps had a very large impact on the Jewish community during the 1930s-1940s. During the Holocaust time, about 6 million Jews had died. During World War II, there were many camps known as concentration camps, which were made by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party. The camps were designed for a cruel environment for the people that the Nazi party thought was unacceptable in their society, for example, Jews, disabled people, and mentally challenged people would be prisoners in these camps. Concentration Camps were really a horrid place for lots of people, but the Nazis saw…show more content…
During the 1930s-1940s, people who were trapped inside the camps didn’t have much choice but to accept what was happening to them, which is totally wrong. Nobody should have control over another person’s choices and force them to go to a place of cruelty when they have done nothing wrong. The camps were a way to show their prisoners that they were in control. At first, they were created as a detention center for any of their enemies who did not show respect. Many of the prisoners would attempt to run away but would get chased after by the Nazi members and if the prisoners were caught they could be beaten very harshly or even put to a sentence of death. Rarely though were the prisoners able to run away and not get caught by the Nazi members. Because of the Nazi army, the prisoners of the Concentration camps would have to live with this cruel memories in their past that most likely will never be able to get over again. These camps ruined many people’s lives but Hitler wasn’t totally responsible for all of it, all the members of the Nazi party were equally as responsible, if not…show more content…
One of the most famous camps known as “Auschwitz” was created by one of the most famous leaders known as Heinrich Schwarz. Auschwitz was the biggest camp made by the Nazi army. It consisted of 3 camps inside of it and forced all of their prisoners to do labor and would get tortured to do it. One of the camps were used as their main killing center where they would kill all of the prisoners who didn’t obey their orders. Auschwitz would be ran by many leaders who would all control the prisoners and what their jobs were for the day and would choose if certain prisoners were to die or not. Hitler may have been the leader and supported the harmful things happening to the prisoners inside the camps, but didn’t run the camps himself and didn’t choose to have so many people die. What things happened to the prisoners inside the concentration camps that made it such a horrible place to be in? When you first would have gotten to the concentration camps, you would get off the trucks and all the men and women would be separated, but the children would go with their mothers. After they would all have manual labor to do and each person would have to do it perfectly, if it was not completed perfectly they would have to get beat by the guards. The guards would have no mercy and would beat the men, women, and even the children. These actions had a huge impact on the lives of all
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