during WWII the nazis killed millions of jews in europe
the plan for the nazis to rid europe of all its jewish population
the conference where germs officials came up with the 'Final Solution'
groups of men who called army and killed jews in towns and villages
nobel prize winner and survivor of the holocaust
a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II
How and why did the Nazis make the decision to systematically murder Jews?
propaganda made the germans believe the jews were the cause of WWII, the jews were a scapegoat of hitter's nazism
"How can we make sense of this intentional killing of millions of people?" What answers does the text provide? What have other historians said?
there was so much propaganda, etc. that civilians didn't know what scale of a crime they were committing
"Another common question asked about victims of the Holocaust is, 'Why didn't they resist? Why didn't they fight back?'" How does the text attempt to answer this question?
how could they resist against better armed and better nourished german soldiers
Why study such a horrible moment in history?
we study the holocaust to better educate ourselves to prevent future racism and resulting genocides