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The Holocaust Essay Examples

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The Details of the Holocaust in Germany, Japan and China in 1939
Holocaust in Germany, Japan, and China Eleven million precious lives were lost during the Holocaust of World War II. Six million of these were Polish citizens. Half of these Polish citizens were non-Jews. On August 22, 1939, a few days before the official start of World War II, Hitler authorized his commanders, with th...
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Eliezer Wiesel, a Holocaust Survivor and a Prolific Writer
Eliezer Wiesel was born in 1928, a native of Sighet, Transylvania (Romania) which is near the Ukrainian border; He grew up experiencing first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust, this started when at fifteen years old Wiesel and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. His mother and younger sister perished there,...
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The Negative Psychological Effects of the Holocaust
Psychological Effects of the Holocaust- The Holocaust was a tragic point in history which many people believe never happened. Others who survived it thought it should never have been. Not only did this affect the people who lived through it, it also affected everyone who was connected to those fortunate individ...
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The Reasons Why Some People Choose to Be Bystanders and Others Choose to Be Rescuers During the Holocaust
"When they came for the gypsies, I did not speak, for I am not a gypsy. When they came for the Jews, I did not speak, because I wasn't a Jew. When they came for the Catholics, I did not speak, for I am not a Catholic. And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak." This quote is found on the wall at th...
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An Analysis of Gender-Related Behavior and Survival Capabilities during the Holocaust
Documentation on survival of the Holocaust has primarily focused on the lives of men as written by men and perceived by men. Unfortunately, this leads us to believe that men and women experienced the Holocaust the same way. Although one would be na in assigning purely gender-related reasons for survival (experiences such as...
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An Analysis of the Psychological Effects of the Holocaust in Its Survivors
The Holocaust was a tragic point in history which many people
believe never happened. Others who survived it thought it should
never have been. Not only did this affect the people who lived
through it, it also affected everyone who was connected to those
fortunate individuals who survived. The survivors were lucky to
have m...
2,167 words
5 pages
An Analysis of the Psychological Effects of the Holocaust
The Psychological Affects of the Holocaust The Holocaust was a tragic point in history that many people believe never happened. Others who survived it thought it should never have been. Not only did this affect the people who lived through it, it also affected everyone who was connected to those fortunate individuals who s...
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A General Survey of the Survivors of the Holocaust
The Survivors of the Holocaust: General Survey Because the traumatization of the Holocaust was both individual and collective, most individuals made efforts to create a "new family" to replace the nuclear family that had been lost. In order for the victims to resist dehumanization and regression and to f...
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The Effects of the Holocaust and America's Attitude towards It
The United States and the Holocaust I. Public A. Opinion B. Anti-Semitism C. Pro-Jew II. Government A. Immigration 1. Laws 2. Quotas 3. Policy B. Conferences 1. Evian 2. British Meeting III. S.S. St. Louis IV. War Refugee Board A. Executive Order No. 9417 B. Effects The United States has turned a bli...
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The Psychological Affect of the Holocaust
The Psychological Affects of the Holocaust The Holocaust was a tragic point in history which many people believe never happened. Others who survived it thought it should never have been. Not only did this affect the people who lived through it, it also affected everyone who was connected to those fortunate indi...
2,184 words
5 pages