The Final Solution evolved because of the chaotic nature of the Nazi regime in the years 1939-42, how far do you agree..?

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The Final solution evolved because of the chaotic nature of the Nazi regime in the years 1939-42 - How far do you agree with this opinion. 


1942 - 1945 = three years of systematic extermination.

what was the major turning point which led to a policy of systematic extermination?

  • The systematic programme for the annihilation of Europe's Jews was formed by spring 1942.  (Wansee conference) 

LONG TERM FACTORS OF THE FINAL SOLUTION

  • History of Anti-semitism - a tradition accross Europe embedded in societies for hundreds of years - Hitler did not invent anti-semitism he adopted it. 

e.g. Russian pogroms - example of anti-semitism in Western Europe.

The first concentration camp for Jews was in London under the rule of Elizabeth I.

  • Linking of A race (Judaism) and an ideology (Communism) 
  • Resentment against Jews: = SCAPEGOATS.

'November Criminals' / 'stab in the Back' - Treaty of Versailles - Ebert…

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