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further. In a SS Journal, written on November 24, 1938, it is written (page 120 in Bauer)
that Germany, because they don’t want criminals in their midst, would have to “be faced
with the hard necessity of exterminating the Jewish underworld…with fire and sword”. I
think, however, and it is in Bauer 209-210, that until the point of the Final Solution days,
the Nazis did not only realize the extent of their own murderous ideology, buy they had
no practical way of carrying it out either. Question #5:
I. Background to the Deterioration of Polish Jewish Situation
A. The new Polish State after WWI was divided economically,
politically and religiously.
B. The Jews made up 10% of the total population, 30% of the city
population, 60% of those in commerce, 50% of doctors, and there
were also many lawyers.
C. Yet most of the Jews were still small town artisans
D. Minorities Treaty, signed at the Paris Peace Conference, gave Jews
civil and some minority rights and got the Jews promised support
for school, ma...
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- Fall '14
- Essay Review Questions, Midterm Essay Review, Professor Zimmerman