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    Extermination Camps

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    Nazi Extermination Camps Anti-Semitism reached to extreme levels beginning in 1939, when Polish Jews were regularly rounded up and shot by members of the SS. Though some of these SS men saw the arbitrary killing of Jews as a sport, many had to be lubricated with large quantities of alcohol before committing these atrocious acts. Mental trauma was not uncommon amongst those men who were ordered to murder Jews. The establishment of extermination camps therefore became the “Final Solution” to the “Jewish

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    Shute in his novel, On the Beach, provides many insights on humanities’ inability to comprehend its own demise regardless of the apparent inevitability and/or proximity of ones extermination. He effectively presents this psychological shortcoming of disbelief by delineating the common coping mechanism that is shared by all of the characters: The desire to work and maintain a progressive outlook towards ones future options. Work serves as a blinder or shield from the characters near termination by

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    In Oswiecim, Poland, on October 8th, 1941 Nazi Germany’s largest concentration camp was opened. It was a ‘Vernichtungslager’ camp; also known as an extermination camp. Auschwitz was the worst concentration camp during the Holocaust. “After the outbreak of World War II, Hitler established death camps to secretly implement what he called ‘the final solution of the Jewish question’” (Columbia University). Not only were Jews sent to concentration camps, but Gypsies, homosexuals, Jehovah’s Witnesses,

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    Gay and Lesbian Issues - The Nazi Extermination of Homosexuals The Holocaust is the greatest atrocity ever committed. Millions upon millions of people were ruthlessly tortured and executed during the infamous reign of the Third Reich. The events and conditions surrounding Adolf Hitler’s rise to power have been extensively studied by historians, sociologists, political scientists, and psychologists in the hopes of preventing this state of merciless dictatorship from ever recurring. Due to the

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    The main focus of the post war testimony of Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Hoess, Commandant at Auschwitz from May 1940 until December, 1943, is the mass extermination of Jews during World War II. His signed affidavit had a profound impact at the Post-War trials of Major War Criminals held at Nuremburg from November 14, 1945 to October 1, 1946. His testimony is a primary source that details and describes his personal account of the timeline, who ordered Auschwitz to become a death camp, and the means used

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    Planned Extermination

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    silent slaughter. The genocide is well funded and is deeply rooted in the same racist theology that has oppressed our community for our entire American existence. No longer are we bound by shackles, fitted for a noose, or attacked by mobs; creation extermination has replaced these vile but once all too common acts. The attack on the black race has changed its focus, adapted with society, and relinquished the physical abuse instead adopting a mental approach that has damaged the psyche of our community

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    anti-Semitism that led them to regard the Jews as a demonic enemy whose extermination was not only necessary but also just.”1 The author proposes to show that the phenomenon of German anti-Semitism was already deep-rooted and pervasive in German society before Hitler came to power, and that there was a widely shared view that the Jews ought to be eliminated in some way from German society. When Hitler chose mass extermination as the only final solution, he was easily able to enlist vast numbers of

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    Rise of Nazism

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    1939 and 1940. He was also actively engaged in setting up plans for a Jewish reservation in Poland and he backed the Madagascar plan. He was continually preoccupied with further deportations and deportation plans. -     In 1941 Hitler ordered the extermination of every potential enemy in the occupied Eastern territories. He was fully aware of mass executions of Jewish civilians in the occupied Eastern territories. -     In mid September 1941 Hitler ordered the beginning of mass deportations from Germany

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    Louise Saint-Just and The Republic Louise Saint-Just once said, “The Republic consists of the extermination of everything that opposes it.” Being the right-hand man of Robespierre, the leader of the Terror, Saint-Just is obviously referring to the First Republic of France from 1792-1795. What he means by this, is that the essence of the sovereignty of the Republic was that it literally wiped out anyone, or anything that had

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    poses a great threat to you. My feeling is to terminate his life. Cicero- He is far calmer than the excited Cassius. I feel that he and Cassius are in this conspiracy together. However there is a far more important member of the conspirators. Extermination is still advised. Brutus- He may appear to be your friend Caesar, but I sense betrayal. He is a noble person who is respected by many. He is a Stoic and believes in idealism. However, the respect he receives from others only makes him more dangerous

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