Running head: THE HOLOCAUST
The Holocaust: The Nazi’s Final Solution
James Madison High School
Objectively, when someone hears the term “The Final Solution” there is a good chance that they will think of world war two. It’s said to be under the rule of Adolf Hitler; this so-called “solution” was the persecution and segregation of the Jews and was implemented in stages. After the Nazi party achieved power in Germany in 1933, there was a nationwide campaign aimed to systematically isolate Jews from society and drive them out of the country. The final solution was an intricate disguise of mass murder and an act of inhumane and selfish means for acting out what I believe to be a harsh and psychologically damaging childhood.
Sited from the holocaust encyclopedia— “The Nazis frequently used euphemistic language to disguise the true nature of their crimes. They used the term “Final Solution” to refer to their plan to annihilate the Jewish people. It is not known when the leaders of Nazi Germany definitively decided to implement the “Final Solution.” The genocide or mass destruction of the Jews was the culmination of a decade of increasingly severe discriminatory measures.” This statement supports the unknown time, place, and author of this ill destined plan, however according to many passages in his book “Mein Kampf” by Hitler himself; he uses the main thesis of “the Jewish peril”, which speaks of an alleged Jewish conspiracy in which he hopes to gain world leadership. The narrative describes the process by which he became increasingly anti-Semitic and militaristic, especially during his years in Vienna. Yet, the deeper origins of his anti-Semitism remain a mystery.
In April 1945, at the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, British battle-weary soldiers familiar with the horrors of war, were shocked as they never thought they could be by the sights that confronted them. The following is yet another account: Their clothes were in rags,.