FACTS ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST
Fact 1: The Holocaust is the historical event that is described in history books, movies, and in the diary of Anne Frank. The Holocaust resulted when the Jews were murdered in large numbers during the German Nazi regime which led to World War II from 1933 to 1945.
Fact 2: During the time of the holocaust, the Nazis of Germany started targeting the gypsies, the disabled, and homosexuals.
Fact 3: Nearly 11,000,000 people were killed during the Holocaust, and among them 6,000,000 were Jews.
Fact 4: When Adolf Hitler was appointed as Chancellor of Germany in 1933, the Jews were ordered to close all of their businesses.
Fact 5: The Nazis initiated a law which developed forced sterilization of the people who had genetic defects in the year 1933. They have passed another law which sent the beggars, unemployed, homeless, and alcoholics to the concentration camps.
Fact 6: In 1935, the Nuremberg Race Law was decreed against the Jews.
Fact 7: In 1938, the Jews were ordered to register their wealth and property. Those who were above the age of 15 years were required to get their identity cards made so that they could display the cards to the police whenever necessary. The passports of Jews were represented with the letter ‘œJ.’
Fact 8: In the year 1939, the Jews were put in danger with restrictions. The doctors, dentists and lawyers were not allowed to carry out their professions.
Fact 9: Jews were ordered to wear yellow stars on their clothing.
Fact 10: The test on Zyklon-B gas usage was done for the first time at Auschwitz in the year 1941. The Jews began to be killed after using Zyklon-B in the year 1942. Then the Jews were deported to the concentration camps.
Fact 11: Â The highest number of people burnt every day at Auschwitz in the year 1944 was recorded as over 9,000.
Fact 12: The crematories were destroyed by Himmler at Auschwitz in 1944. Auschwitz was liberated by the Russian troops on January 27, 1945.
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