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mass killing of a racial or cultural group
hatred towards Jews
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately.
A group of laws that robbed German Jews of their citizenship in 1935 along with marriage to Germans
(Night of the Broken Glass) 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews.
a program established in 1939 to maintain the purity of the German population by killing or sterilizing German and Austrian citizens who were disabled or suffering from mental illness.
Resettlement to the East
Forced resettlement of the Jews to ghettos 1939
Sections of towns and cities in which Jews were forced to live.
Hitler's Commissar Order of 1941
Hitler signed this document to kill all the communists and officers in the Red Army and kill all Russian Jews
Nazi strike forces that killed innocent Jews with their infamous "death squads"
"gas vans"; Carbon Monoxide poisoning
A meeting in which the "Final solution" and use of concentration camps were decided in 1942.
'The Final Solution for the Jewish Question' was the cover name for Hitler's plan to destroy all the Jews in Europe, It began in December 1941
Camps attached to concentration camps used to execute people in massive gas chambers
[noun] persons who commit a criminal act
ones being killed or hurt
a person who is present at an event but not involved in it
those who liberated the victims