S: Keys to the Past
BC: "Keys to the Past" "The good the bad the ugly; memories to be remembered."
FC: "Keys to the Past" | Holocaust
2: The Holocaust was a revolting and disgraceful milestone perpetrated by German soldiers. Influenced by Hitler, the German soldiers killed more than six million Jews not caring if they were men, women, or even children including infants. While moving them to ghettos and enslaving them to concentration camps. | Above is Hitler's Speech. Below is German Soldiers.
3: Being transported was another dreadful part of the holocaust. While being moved to Ghettos, Jews were made to standing in the blazing sun for hours on end without food or water, they were then made to run or march to their new ‘homes.’ Being moved to concentration camps, Jews were put in cattle cars with eighty people to a car and told if any of them were missing in the end, they would all be killed. They had barely and food or water and many people got sick, died, or went mad.
4: Prisoners return from forced labor to Sachsenhausen.
5: Before the concentration camps were incorporated, Jews were sent to live in Ghettos, which had some of the most appalling and inhumane living conditions possible. The smallest Ghettos housed about three thousand Jews, while the bigger ones held up to four-hundred thousand Jews. They were surrounded with brick, wood, or barbed wire fences and Jews were not allowed to leave under penalty of death. Extreme overcrowding was very common, forcing many people to share rooms.
6: Diseases were spreading like wild fires and staying warm was extremely difficult during the bitter winters since they were provided with few clothes. Food was also in short supply, so many people slowly starved to death in the Ghettos. Diseases were spreading like wild fires and staying warm was extremely difficult during the bitter winters since they were provided with few clothes. Food was also in short supply, so many people slowly starved to death in the Ghettos. | Children eating in the ghetto streets. Warsaw, Poland, between 1940 and 1943.
7: Hitlers Rise to Power
8: After fighting in the first dreadful World War, Hitler merged in the German nationalist politics of Munich. In 1921, Hitler pronounced authority of the German Workers Party and renamed it the National Socialist German Workers Party, and gave himself the inscription of Führer. After an unsuccessful seizure of power in 1923, Hitler was arrested and tried. During the trial, he was given limitless time to speak and his favor grew greatly. After a series of national elections, the National Socialists rose to become the largest party in the Reichstag, or Parliament. On the 30th of January, 1933, President Paul von Hindenburg was forced to appoint Hitler, the party leader, as Chancellor. Hindenburg died in 1934, but rather than hold new presidential elections, Hitler and his cabinet passed a law declaring the presidency dormant and transferred the roll and powers of the head of state to the Führer, thereby giving him command of the military.
9: Effects on America | Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, "A day we will live in infamy." Japan bombs the U.S. and takes out 188 planes and a crippled Pacific Fleet that included 8 damaged or destroyed battleships. | Although stunned by the attack at Pearl Harbor, the Pacific Fleet's aircraft carriers, submarines and, most importantly, its fuel oil storage facilities emerged unscathed. These assets formed the foundation for the American response that led to victory at the Battle of Midway the following June and ultimately to the total destruction of the Japanese Empire four years later.
10: The Battle of Midway, 1942 The Japanese threw almost the entire Imperial Fleet into the battle - six aircraft carriers, eleven battleships, thirteen cruisers, forty-five destroyers, assorted submarines, transports and mine sweepers. The Americans had cracked the Japanese code and knew something was This artist's rendition of the battle is based on the observations of Ensign George Gay as he bobbed in the water after being shot down in the 1st wave of the attack. Griffth Bailey Cole, artist Place your cursor on each ship for more information up. The thin American defense consisted of three aircraft carriers (Hornet, Enterprise and Yorktown), eight cruisers, fourteen destroyers, and the aircraft stationed on Midway itself. The Yorktown, mauled in the Battle of the Coral Sea, limped into battle after band-aid repairs at Pearl Harbor.
11: D-Day | The Germans had the beach covered with guns and tanks. The allies could not even get off the boats before they were killed on sight.
12: The Allied invasion of Hitler's "Fortress Europe" began in the early morning hours of June 6, 1944 when American and British paratroops dropped behind the intended invasion beaches to disrupt German communications. At dawn, the sea invasion began as an Allied Armada disgorged thousands of troops at five beaches along France's Normandy coast. | By the end of the day, the Allies had achieved a tenuous toehold that would be laboriously expanded over the next weeks and would lead ultimately to the Nazi defeat in the West.
13: Effects of the Media
14: Joseph Goebbels was a very important to Hitler. He was Hitler's propaganda minister until May 1st, 1945 when he killed himself as Soviet troops invaded Berlin. Hitler was the only one over him as he had control over all German radio, press, and cinema. | Joseph Goebbels
15: Kristallnacht | "The Night of Broken Glass" On Kristallnacht, Nazis came and destroyed thousands of Synagogues, Jewish businesses, and Jewish homes. What supposedly sprung this was a Jewish teenager killing a German Diplomat. There were at least 91 Jew killed and many others were injured.
16: Anti-Semitic Cartoons | Antisemitism- The hatred of Jews. Hitler started helping make anti-semitic cartoons to make people hate Jews more than they already did.
17: A German's attitude towards Jews | German children were taught, 'Just as one poisonous mushroom can poison a whole field, one Jew can poison a whole town or country.' As Germans held rallys, they used signs reading, 'Die juden sind unser ungluck,' or Jews are our misfortune.
18: Genocide and loss of Humanity
19: Genocide: "the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious, or national group" | Hitler's plan was to eliminate the Jewish sect and to torture them on the way which was a genocide.
20: Modern Day Genocide | DuFar | In February of 2003 in west Africa the people who claimed to be Arabs and African farmers started to be killed and put into working camps.
21: There has been over 2.5 million people killed or displaced | random burnings | Starvation
22: Concentration Camps | Some of the Camps were Auschwitz, Belzec, bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, and Dora-Mittelbou. All of these camps were throughout Germany and Poland. | They were made to wear striped outfits to look like prisoners. | The Jews and other prisoners were either worked to death or killed right away in a Gas chamber!
23: 12 Ghettos Biala Podlaska Bialystok Bochnia Brody Czestochowa Grodno Izbica Jozefow Kielce Krakow Krashystaw Kovno
24: The term "Ghetto" originated from the name of the Jewish quarter in Venice established in 1516 | During world war 2, ghettos were city districts (often enclosed) in which the Germans concentrated the municipal and sometimes regional Jewish population and forced them to live under miserable conditions. The Germans established at least 1,000 ghettos. German occupation authorities established the first ghetto in Poland in piotrkow Trybunalski in October 1939.
25: Large cities had ghettos that were closed with brick,stone walls,wooden fences,or barbed wire, Jews were not allowed to leave ghettos. | The Germans regarded the establishment of ghettos as a provisional measure to control and segregate Jews while the Nazi leadership in Berlin deliberated upon options to realize the goal of removing the Jewish population
26: The reason why the Jews immigrated throughout the 1880's , most of the worlds Jews lived in eastern Europe, although their rights were not the same as those in western Europe,
27: Four main reason the Jews immigrated 1.The Russian anti-semitism policyan the programs. 2.The desire to give the children better education and a happy life. 3.U.S.A. dream- Freedom, and Gold. 4.Modern vehicles like steam engines and trains.
28: End of the War | The Holocaust ended when the allied forces defeated Germany and the took over. The Holocaust really ended in 1945 after the WW2 was about to end, it also ended when the Nazi lost power of Germany, but the official day of the holocaust was at the end of WW2 exactly when all the troops surrendered also. The Holocaust ended in the certain places when the allies let go of the prisoners in the camps in 1944-1945 after Hitler's death in 1945 the Germans decided to let go of the Jewish Prisoners.
29: Great Grandparents | Personal Stories
30: May 17,1910 - August 2, 2002 | Mr. Radasky was born in Poland and emigrated to New Orleans on July 2, 1949, one of a small number of people who emerged from the Warsaw ghetto and the Nazi death camps, where roughly 6 million European Jews died during World War II.
31: A Metairie resident and member of Anshe Sfard Temple , he spent decades telling his story to local school groups and college students. He participated actively in various Holocaust survivor organizations and was an honorary member of the Jewish War Veterans Association. He was a member of B'nai B'rith and Zionist Organization of America.
32: After over 50 years of marriage and two children, Frieda Radasky passed away in 1999. Frieda, like her husband, was from Warsaw. She lived at Mila 20 next door to Mila 18, made famous as the headquarters of the Jewish Fighting Organization and the site of the suicide of its leader, Mordecai Anielewicz, who chose death over captivity. Frieda played with Mordecai Anielewicz as a child.
33: "How did i survive? When a a person is in trouble he wants to live. he fights for his life.... Some people say Eh -- what will be, will be. No! You have to fight for yourself day by day. Some people did not care. They said. I do not want to live. What is the difference? I don't give a Damn. I was thinking day by day. I want to live.A person has to hold on to his own will, hold on to that to the last minute."
34: Elie Weisel | 1928- present | Elie fights against hatred, racism, and genocide.
35: Elie Weisel is a world-renowned Hungarian Romanian Jewish novelist, philosopher, humanitarian, political activist, and Holocaust survivor. His experiences in four different Nazi concentration camps during World War II, beginning at the age of 15, and the loss of his parents and sister in the camps, shaped his life and his activism.
36: Night Was a Way for Elie to tell the story of the Holocaust as someone who lived it. | In the book it tells the experience with his Father and every single detail explaining the torture from the Holocaust. | 1956 | 1986
37: Giving a speech in congress.