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The Holocaust was a tragic event that was an attempt to wipe out the Jewish people. Even though Hitler came close to accomplishing his goal, some Jews were still able to survive and tell their story. The authors Primo Levi and Dori Laub are both survivors of the Holocaust that discuss their narrative of the event. Levi views the Holocaust as a unicum, an unprecedented event that does not yet have a language adequate to it. This helps us understand Laub s idea that the Holocaust is an event

When trying to understand an event such as the Holocaust there is no substitute for first hand experience. However, because we cannot relive the Holocaust, we must attempt to gain an understanding of this tragic event through other means. In JS 211, sources such as books, movies, and even Holocaust survivors themselves, can help us learn what happened in the to those targeted by the Nazis in World War Two. Each of the many resources available to us can provide information on what the Ho

In ones mind the Holocaust and the Titanic can be seen as a triumph. The Holocaust is a triumph because if it didn t happen back than in the 1930 s and 1940 it might have happened now. It also made people aware of other races and religions and how the people that are apart and involved with them are humans just like everyone else. The Holocaust can also be seen as a triumph because if it had happened now there would have been a lot more deaths. The Titanic can be seen as a triumph because it

How Could I Prevent the Holocaust The word Holocaust means a conflagargration, a great raging fire that consumes it s path all that lives (Kimel, 1 ed.). This describes the Holocaust perfectly. It was a fire created by the German Nazis that destroyed all Jews and other minorities. The Holocaust stands alone as the only systematic and organized effort by a modern government to destroy a whole race of people (Kimel, 1 ed.). Six million Jews died in the Holocaust, this is six million lives

Steven Speilberg s main purpose for directing the film Schindler s List was to tell the best story to ever come out of the Holocaust, whilst informing the viewer of the horrific events that occurred during the Holocaust was his secondary motive. Due to the fact that the movie is based around the life of one man, it is obvious that this is correct. Also, the development of the characters and the importance of names in the film suggest that is was not merely a Holocaust documentary. Schind

In Memory of the Holocaust In Germany during World War II, 6 million Jews were exterminated by Nazis. Exterminated means to be destroyed completely. Extermination, however, is usually only enacted only upon animals. Sadly, the Jews were treated like pesky animals, and the Germans were the self-apointed exterminators. The mass murder of human life during World War II is what we now recognize as the holocaust. There is no doubt that the holocaust occured, but some question whether or not

Why the Jews? People frequently ask why the Jews were the target of the Holocaust or why the Holocaust happened. The first is an easy question to answer. Jews were the targets of the Holocaust because Hitler hated Jews and blamed them for all of the problems in the world. He especially blamed them for Germany's loss of World War I. Hitler told the German people that they could have won the first war, if Germany had not been "stabbed in the back" by the Jews and their conspirators. Hitler's

Brooks Rawlings May 5, 1999 Holocaust Essay

The Holocaust One of the toughest questions we are asked at the Holocaust History Project is when someone says "tell me everything you can about the Holocaust." It is difficult because we know that this person wants to know about the Holocaust, but does not yet know enough to ask the right questions. There is so much information about the Holocaust that it is impossible to describe it all in a simple answer. We can, however, tell you what the Holocaust was and - most importantly - where y

Concentration Camps Concentration Camps were a big part of the Holocaust. My first topic is the concentration camp Dachau. Then I will talk about another concentration camp called Bergen-Belsen. After that, I will tell you about the concentration camp Treblinka. Finally, the last concentration I will talk about is Auschwitz-Birkenau. Describing these camps will inform you that concentration camps were a huge part of the Holocaust. Dachau was a devastating concentration camp of the Holocaus