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Ryann Comerford Holocaust Scavenger Hunt 1. Holocaust-destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, esp. caused by fire or nuclear war. 2.

- Gypsies - Polish - Disabled/Handicapped - Catholics - Homosexuals 3. They investigated synagogues for records of identified Jews. They were also turned in by their neighbors and co-workers. Some wore yellow stars. 4.France 1933: 225,000 1950: 235,000 -Norway 1933: 1,500 1950: 1,200 -Italy 1933: 48,000 1950: 35,000 5.The Nuremburg Laws striped the Jews and other undesirables of their basic rights. It separated them from Germans - legally, socially, and politically. The law forbade marriages or sexual relations between Jews and Germans. 6. Joseph Goebbels 7.Kristallnacht took place on November 9-10, 1938. Throughout Germany and Austria, Nazis concentrated violence to Jewish people in these 2 countries. They destroyed their property and valuable thing. Many Jewish people were killed on these nights. It got its named because the amount of Jewish shops broken and the great value of glass destroyed. 8. It was solution that started in the summer of 1941 and was believed to answer the Jewish Question and create an end to the Jews. Hitler bel ieved that his race was pure, to protect this racial purity he then thought about getting rid of all Jews, along with other races considered subhumans. When the Nazi party obtained power in Germany, Hitler tried to force Jewish emigration. 9. In the beginning Hitler used simpler methods, like firing at them and throwing their bodies into pits. They soon concluded that this took too much time so they began to use other methods. They gathered Jews in concentration camps and most of them were killed by starvation, disease, and gas chambers. After the Jews died, the Nazis would burn their bodies in crematoriums. 10. The ghettos were created in Poland to round up the jews in one specified area. All of the jews were moved into ghettos where there was barbed wire surrounding the area in. They were in a way a preview of the labor camps because germans made them do work. 11. In the Warsaw Ghetto, life was unbearable, and overcrowding was very common.

Plumbing always broke down, and multiple families had to live in one apartment. People were always starving, and the Germans tried to starve residents by letting them only purchase small amounts of food. Some residents had money to trade with other residents for necessities. Some were forced to beg and steal to survive. During the winter heating was very scarce. Disease was very common in the Warsaw Ghettos.
12. The first picture depicts the jews being relocated it shows the Jews in the ghetto The Jews dont have enough space on the horse and buggy for all their belongings Jews are being relocated to ghetto by boat Jews are unpacking into the ghetto

13. Trains and Cattle Trucks 14.C. 15.Which camp had the highest estimated number of murders?

- Auschwitz Where was it located? - Auschwitz, Nazi Germany

What was the estimate? -about 1.1 million deaths

Camp Function Location Est. Evacuated Liberated Est. No. Murdered 1,100,000


Concentration/ Extermination Extermination

Oswiecim, Poland (near Krakow) Belzec, Poland

May 26, 1940 March 17, 1942

Jan. 18, 1945

Jan. 27, 1945 by Soviets Liquidated by Nazis December 1942 April 15, 1945 by British




Detention; Concentration (After 3/44)

near Hanover, Germany

April 1943


17. The purpose for concentration camps was to keep all of the undesirable, the Jews, in one place. 18. Jews, political adversaries, and others considered socially and racially undesirable 19. There were 6 major concentration camps. 20. Prisoners lived in old brick barracks. Several hundred three-tier wooden bunk beds were installed in each building. More than 700 people were assigned to each barrack. These barracks lacked any true heating and didnt have bathrooms. Dampness, leaky roofs, and prisoners suffering from diarrhea made difficult living conditions worse. the barracks swarmed with rats and vermin. A constant shortage of water for washing, and the lack of sanitary facilities aggravated the situation. 21. The largest percentage of Jews lived in Poland. It was easier to keep them in their own country rather than transport them to Germany. 22. On January, 20, 1942, Reinhard Heydrich, Himmler's second in command of the SS, convened the Wannsee Conference in Berlin with 15 top Nazi bureaucrats to coordinate the Final Solution in which the Nazis would attempt to exterminate the entire Jewish population of Europe, an estimated 11 million persons. "Europe would be combed of Jews from east to west," Heydrich stated 23.6 million Jews were killed in the Holocaust concentration camps. 24.political adversaries, and others considered socially and racially undesirable 25. 67,000 thousands Jews died on the Death Marches 26.Oskar Schlinder is a famous German business owner. He bought captured jews and had them work for him in his factories. He saved millions of jews from concentration and death camps. He had great sympathy for the Jews and believed what Hitler was doing was an abomination