What Could Ve Been Fixed Analysis

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What Could've Been Fixed: Holocaust Edition Adolf Hitler once said, "when I came to power, I did not want the concentration camps to become old age pensioners homes, but instruments of terror" (BQ.com). What is the very first thing that comes to mind after seeing that quote? Or what is the first thing you think about when you see the number 5,709,329? It could be a large sum of money, or the population of a state, maybe even the answer to a ridiculously hard math problem. But, there is much deeper meaning to that number than one might think. 5,709,329 is the number of Jewish deaths in the Holocaust between the years of 1933 and 1945. With having such a massive number of deaths, one could assume that there is something very wrong. One problem,…show more content…
The infringements of this article are very clear in the book Night. People were brutally beaten, killed, forced to become slaves, burned, gassed, etc. all for nothing but the personal pleasure of the Nazi's. They treated Jews as if they were garbage; tossing their bodies to the side because they "don't matter". SS Officers only gave the prisoners one ration of bread and soup a day. If you were not killed by a Nazi, you most likely died of starvation and dehydration. Many deaths were forced, many had a slow, grievous death, many deaths could have been prevented. "Over there. Do you see that chimney over there?...Over there will be your grave...You will be burned! Burned to a cinder! Turned into ashes!" (Wiesel 31). Jews were also separated from their families based on race, age, and sex; some were forced into slaves. Others were sent to the crematorium to be burnt. "Something was being burned there. A truck drew close and unloaded its hold: small children. Babies!" (Wiesel 32). The working conditions the prisoners had to deal with is also an example of torture and inhuman punishment, which also leads into violations of article

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