Oskar Shindler Research Paper

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Brett Sheehan Mrs. Panasuk Language Arts 12 April 8th 2013 The Shindlers list. The Transformation of Oskar Shindler. Oskar Schindler born April 28 1908, was an German industrialist, German spy, and member of the Nazi party who is credited with saving the lives of over 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by having them employed in his enamelware factories, which were located in Poland. He was, again, part of the Nazi party, and the Nazis, under Hitlers rule, were trying to erase all Jewish background, by putting them in camps and taking over any jewish owned businesses. But later on in the war, Oskar didn’t see the jews as a flith to mankind, he seen them as someone, something, that needed help, and that’s when he decided to take a stand…show more content…
Many wouldn’t believe that he saved a thousand Jews from the demented Nazi ways, but you have to look past the outer features and into the inner ones. He married a young woman named Emilie Schindler, who ended up helping him in his factory and helping save close to 1,500-1,700 Jews. Oskar did neglect her a lot but that changed nothing of how she looked at him. In the year 1939 Oskar finally leaves his father’s farming equipment business and buys an old bankrupt factory with the help of his friend. And that factory would soon employ Jewish workers. The factory is located at Krakow, Germany where it’s still standing to this day. Right before the Nazis attacked Poland, Oskar moved away in 1939. Oskar took advantage of when the Germans Germanized the Jewish and Polish owned businesses, he bought a factory named “enamelware” and made the plant into the “Oskar Shindler.” Shindler owned and worked on two factories at the time, but Jews only worked at the “enamelware” factory because it was closer to the ghetto where the Jews

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