____ 1 __________ __________ English 13 May 2014 Courage and survival Arek Hersh was a concentration camp survivor he was born in Poland and his father was a boot maker for the army. Jews in Poland were bothered with anti-Semitism; this was after the ‘polenkation’ of 1938 when Germany forced many polish Jews citizens across the border. September 1st of 1939 the Germany army attacked Poland. Arek’s family had to leave there home town and live in Lodz. In 1940 the Jews who lived in Lodz had to start wearing the Star of David on their clothes and were forced into a ghetto, where food was controlled and people lived in tight conditions.
America later entered the war on the side of the Allies in , despite their efforts to stay neutral. America entered WW1 for three reasons, German submarine warfare, the Zimmerman Telegram, and economic interests with Britain and France. America entered WW1 because of German Submarine warfare. U.S ships traveling to Britain were sunk and damaged while traveling to Germany because of German announced unrestricted warfare against all ships
Levi worked in this laboratory helping in the production of synthetic rubber and to broaden his knowledge on chemistry. By working in this laboratory, Levi avoided the outdoor manual labor that came along with the below freezing temperatures of winter. (“Primo Levi.” http://en.wikipedia.org, 1) While being an aid in the laboratory, Levi fell ill with scarlet fever and was taken to the camp sanatorium. (“Primo Levi.” http://en.wikipedia.org 1) This was the time that the Russians, also known as the Red Army, were headed towards Auschwitz, which meant that all the camp prisoners were to evacuate in a death march; this did not include the prisoners in the sanatorium. When the Russians were getting closer, the Nazi’s were ordered to kill all of the prisoners that were left, but luckily for Levi, they were terrified and fled instead.
Trucks that were provided by Ford’s company were used to assist in transporting the victims of the Holocaust. Efforts of companies such as Ford and Siemens allowed Germans to have the necessary equipment for the mass murder of the Jews. As an effect of the efforts of Ford and Siemens, over half the transportation and all the gas chambers were provided. Employees of Ford express their feelings of working conditions while in factories, "The conditions were terrible. They put us in barracks, on three-tier bunks" (Dobbs).
In English, the poem’s title translates to “A Bloody Fairytale.” The poem is now part of standard education and curriculum for seventh graders in Yugoslavia. The poem is attached to this paper, in its entirety along with its English translation. Additionally, there has been a movie made and a book written about the mass murders in Kragujevac. The senseless slayings of thousands of Serbs cost the world much-as a few generations of Serbians (especially males) were exterminated by the Nazi
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
Tattooing was generally performed during registration when each prisoner was assigned a camp serial number. The original method consisted of the using a metal plate being pressed into the flesh of the prisoner and rubbing dye into the wound. Generally, the tattoo read: AU (for Auschwitz) followed by a number. Some prisoners had "their numbers written on their chest in indelible ink, but this wore off too quickly8." The method of using a hot plate was implemented for prisoners who were too sickly and whose deaths were imminent.
Shortly after, Wilson cut off diplomatic relations with Germany. On March 1, US newspapers carried the shocking news of a secret offer made by Germany to Mexico. Intercepted by British intelligence, a telegram to Mexico from the German foreign minister, Arthur Zimmermann, proposed that Mexico ally itself with Germany in return for Germany’s pledge to help Mexico recover lost territories: Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. The Zimmermann telegraph aroused nationalist anger of the American people and convinced Wilson that Germany wanted war with the US. Wilson also applied the principle of moral diplomacy; Wilson wanted the war to be fought for a worthy cause, Democracy.
On that day, United States President, Woodrow Wilson, went to Congress and asked for a declaration of war against Germany. The proposal sent the United States into the First World War. The Allied Nations were under continuos attack by the German forces and losing ground quickly. The United States was under serious pressure to provide major help. President Wilson had to devise a plan that would provide the Allied Nations with their materials, supplies, food, and fresh troops.
This was knocked down before 1945, but a reconstruction was built after the war in memory of those who diedAuschwitz III - Monowitz * Auschwitz III camp, also known as Monowitz, * most important to the Nazis because of its factories which were essential to the German war effort. * The Monowitz industrial complex was built by Auschwitz inmates, beginning in April 1941. * Initially, the workers walked from the Auschwitz main camp to the building site, a distance of 4 - 6 kilometers each way. * Slave labor was used to make improvements to the town. * The Jews who were sent to Auschwitz, and then assigned to work at Monowitz, * better chance of survival because the factory workers were considered too valuable to send to the gas chambers * three Auschwitz camps showed a total of 67,012 prisoners * more than half were the workers in the Buna plant at Monowitz * Prisoners worked more slowly than the German construction workers, even with being beaten.