Jews and Hitler

Jews and Hitler - Jews and Hitler - Christians: no right to...

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Jews and Hitler - Christians: “no right to live among us as Jews” - 1942/43: most Jews sent to death camps - Holocaust deniers o There isn’t any written orders from Hitler, most operated by verbal decrees o Survivors dying - Discrimination against Jews o Policy decisions o General violence o Closing of the borders o Creation of ghettos (Poland) o Nuremburg laws: 1935 Defined Jews as “other” (non-citizens) - German invasion of Russia 1941 - Major schools of thoughts o Intentionalist Hitler and small group of people had destruction of Jews in mind forever Just a matter of time, all premeditated Going to happen, just an option of when o Functionalist “twisty” road to death camps inevitable b/c of the circumstances no grand plan, regime just did what it did, many options - Types of people involved o Bystander effect Someone else will deal with it In some cases local protested o perpetrators “machinery of destruction” trains, trucks, landlords
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