Fact 1: The Holocaust is the historical event that is described in history books, movies, and in the diary of Anne Frank. The Holocaust resulted when the Jews were murdered in large numbers during the German Nazi regime which led to World War II from 1933 to 1945.

Fact 2: During the time of the holocaust, the Nazis of Germany started targeting the gypsies, the disabled, and homosexuals.

Fact 3: Nearly 11,000,000 people were killed during the Holocaust, and among them 6,000,000 were Jews.

Fact 4: When Adolf Hitler was appointed as Chancellor of Germany in 1933, the Jews were ordered to close all of their businesses.

Fact 5: The Nazis initiated a law which developed forced sterilization of the people who had genetic defects in the year 1933. They have passed another law which sent the beggars, unemployed, homeless, and alcoholics to the concentration camps.

Fact 6: In 1935, the Nuremberg Race Law was decreed against the Jews.

Fact 7: In 1938, the Jews were ordered to register their wealth and property. Those who were above the age of 15 years were required to get their identity cards made so that they could display the cards to the police whenever necessary. The passports of Jews were represented with the letter ‘œJ.’

Fact 8: In the year 1939, the Jews were put in danger with restrictions. The doctors, dentists and lawyers were not allowed to carry out their professions.

Fact 9: Jews were ordered to wear yellow stars on their clothing.

Fact 10: The test on Zyklon-B gas usage was done for the first time at Auschwitz in the year 1941. The Jews began to be killed after using Zyklon-B in the year 1942. Then the Jews were deported to the concentration camps.

Fact 11:  The highest number of people burnt every day at Auschwitz in the year 1944 was recorded as over 9,000.

Fact 12: The crematories were destroyed by Himmler at Auschwitz in 1944. Auschwitz was liberated by the Russian troops on January 27, 1945.

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9 Responses

  1. Aylin Chavez

    January 22, 2013 9:51 am

    We are doing a reseach paper about the holocaust. I Think its sad because of what happened to all the Jewish people even the kids I hope this never happens ever again.

  2. kendra

    March 5, 2013 6:46 pm

    I feel bad for the jewish people back in that time they would take the jews and seprate the men from the women and girls and would take the boys and men to work for the Natzis and the irl and women ad babies would beshot or tooken to showers naked and use the zyklon-B gas for water and poiso them.When the were poisioned they would take the bodies and set them o fire so I feel bad for them

  3. Emmelina

    April 18, 2013 2:58 pm

    I’m researching about the Holocaust in school and my mom told me that when the snow fell, that Hitler made sure that the snow would not be removed cause if someone wanted to kill him they would leave their tracks in the snow. Imagine one of the most powerful people in the world scared of people! But I have to admit, it is pretty funny!!!!!!


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