annihilation of a group of people
A Jewish religious leader
A Jewish place of worship -aka Temple
1889-1945? Nazi leader and dictator of Germany/The Third Reich 1934-1945
An area in the concentration camps where the prisoners were housed
Where the Jews were sealed inside the poorest parts of town with over crowded conditions and little food
Hatred against a particular group of people
Dr. Joseph Goebbels
1897-1945- Nazi propaganda leader during the Third Reich
1900-1945- Nazi leader of the Gestapo/secret police leader during the Third Reich
The Third Reich
The Nazi regime/kingdom 1934-1945
The Blood Liable
The rumor that started a long time ago that spread fear in to Christians-Jews stole Christian children for their blood
The Final Solution
The Nazi cover-up name for the plan to annihilate all of the Jews
Arbeit Macht Frei
translates to= work will liberate- The Nazis had this saying over many entrances to concentration camps
Jews were murdered in chambers filled with a poisonous gas called-Zyklon B. In many cases they were told that they were going to take showers...
When Jews and others in the ghettos and camps were chosen for death
The Jewish council members chosen by the Nazis to run the ghettos
The Nuremberg Laws
Laws established to take away the Jews citizenship and made them "subjects"
The secret police or Green police during the Nazi rule
An elite Nazi military unit-they ran the concentration camps and fought on the front lines
The capital of Poland-one of the largest ghettos was here
Located in Poland-a large ghetto (mentioned in The Cage) was here
The Night of Broken Glass
November 9-10 1938, when all Jewish businesses and homes were destroyed. Synagogues were burned, and Jews were beaten and killed.
The spreading of information to injure or promote a cause, a group, and/or a belief.
Hermann Wilhelm Goering
(Goring) Nazi leader of the SS men-died during the Nuremberg trials by hanging himself before his sentencing
The largest Holocaust Memorial museum- located in Israel
The freeing of the prisoners from the ghettos and concentration camps
The first concentration camp established by Hitler (1933)/located in Germany
an organized massacre
The Nazis sent Jews, Gypsies, Homosexuals, Partisans, the phyically and mentally handicapped and anyone who spoke out against the Nazis and Hitler to these prisons.
A certain amount of food/clothing given to an individual during war time to prevent hoarding.
A form of government led by one ruler
harassment and killing of a group of people because of their beliefs, culture, social status, etc.
Against anything or anyone Jewish
A German-born, blonde hair, blue eyed non-Jew/Hitler's ideal superior person
The countries fighting against the Nazis during WWII- France, Great Britain, United States, Russia, etc.
National Socialist German Workers' Party
Hitler became this in 1933
A total destruction by fire
1933-1945 when 6 million Jews were murdered by the Nazis
Rebels against the Nazis during the war
Birkenau A concentration camp in Poland-notorious for being one of the largest death camps
A concentration camp in POland known for the great escape
Belsen A concentration camp in northern Germany where Anne Frank died
AKA-Kapo-- a Jew put in charge of the barrack
June 6,1944-the allied invasion of Europe-Battle of Normany/Omaha and Utah Beach
Displaced Persons Camps
Camps set up by the Allies after they liberated a concentration camp to take care of the sick, weak and starving