The SS administration was trying to prepare for the arrival of a mass amount of Hungarian Jews. They wanted to expand the extermination machinery (Braham). They wanted to be able to kill Jews faster than their normal pace. How could they be so cruel and cold hearted to want to kill Hungarian Jews? They were reinforced and “experts” were called in to oversee the operations (Braham). The “experts” were Karl Hocker, Rudolf Hoss, Otto Moll, and Richard Bar (Braham). What they did was they increased the groups of prisoners responsible for working the gas chambers (Braham). Moll renovated the crematoriums (Braham). The crew made fu...
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...ny. If there was a single action I can demonstrate about what learning about the Holocaust means to me is to keep researching about it and learn more about the experiences of the Jews and how I would feel if that was me in their situation. I would look up a list of some of the Hungarian Jews that have also been a part of the Holocaust. The Holocaust means to me a lot because I feel lucky that I am not in the same trouble as the Jews in the 1930s were.
Braham, Randolf L. "Hungarian Jews: Prepatory Work in Auschwitz." Gutman, Yisrael and Michael Berenbaum. Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp. n.d. 462-463.
"1944." Czech, Danuta. Auchsiwtz Chronicle 1939-1945: From the Archives of the Auschwitz Memorial and the German Federal Archives. 1989.
Grossman, Clara. Clara Grossman Audio Testimony Midwest Center for Holocaust Education. 26 August 1999. Audio.
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