The Holocaust and Civilian Occupation Authorities Essay example

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The Ghetto was a prison for Jews that were treated unfairly from Germans. They believed that Jews shouldn't be treated as fairly as other and thought they aren't human being as themselves. From Ghetto's they would be sent to Concentration Camps and then lead off to Death Camps. 48

The Ghetto is where they would keep the Jews for the longest times. They would have no freedom, not feed right, and would starve to death. Then, they would most likely sent the Jews to concentration camps where they are forced to do work. They put them in these camps mostly because of their looks and their religion. Jews, and Gypsies would get killed by germans by poisonous gas and testing medial experiments . The worst death camp out of all of them was Auschwitz. 85

The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of all Jewish Ghettos in Europe. Approximately 350,000 Jews were in the Warsaw Ghetto. On November 23, 1939, German civilian occupation authorities required Warsaw's Jews to identify themselves by wearing white armbands with a blue Star of David. The Ghetto was enclosed by a wall that was over 10 feet high and topped with a barbed wire. During time, the population of the Ghetto increased to about 400,000 Jews. In the Ghetto Jews would be getting about 1,125 calories a day. Between 1940 and 1942, 83,00 Jews died of starvation and disease. 95

Allied forces defeated Germany and then took over at the end of world war 2. The Holocaust ended in certain places when the allies let go of the prisoners