The war of 1939-1945 was full of horrifying events such as the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and D-Day. Most of them more terrifying than WWI because they were now fighting in cities and towns instead of the battlefield. More innocent people were dying and twice as many people and soldiers were killed in WWI compared to WWII. Nothing compared to ‘the final solution’, which was a problem that was just aside of the war. The final solution is now better known as the Holocaust, it was a cruel event and it was a very industrial way to genocide by gassing, burning, then getting rid of their bodies and anyone would do anything to escape something as horrifying as this and the Nazis ...

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we have a better understanding of what it was like if you weren’t in a camp and were running for your life.

Hitler hated the Jews because most of the banks were run by people with Jewish descent and they were rich. He was scared that the population of Jews would grow and grow and eventually take over. Adolf Hitler also said that the Jewish people were the reason for the unfair defeat in the first world war. The Germans believed that they were superior and they thought that the Jew race was a threat and they needed to get rid of them. It was mostly targeted at Jewish people but also at homosexuals, people with mental and physical disabilities and anyone else of a different race basically. The Jewish people were made to wear a yellow star, also known as the Star of David with the word ‘Jude’ in the middle, to identify them out of a crowd. It was meant to humiliate them and if they were caught not wearing the Star, the Nazis would either tax them or put the in prison or shot ...

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