WW2 Holocaust

What does “Shoah” mean?
The Yiddish word for Holocaust
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What is systematic murder?
Murder which is strategically planned
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an act of organized cruel behaviour or killing that is done to a large group of people because of their race or religion
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Final Solution
The Nazi plan to kill all Jews and other minorities eg. Disabled
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The hatred of Jewish people
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a building in which Jewish people worship and study their religion
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Concentration Camp
a place where large numbers of people are kept as prisoners in extremely bad conditions, especially for political reasons
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Extermination Camp
Places where large amounts of people are kept in order to kill them all
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Neighbourhoods where only Jewish people lived in order to keep them segregated
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To keep people separated from others because they are different
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** (Schutzstaffel)
A major paramilitary organisation under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party
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Gestapo and SD
Gestapo - Secret Nazi police force
SD - intelligence gathering agency of the **
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To purposely not go or support businesses etc.. in order for them to go out of business and not run anymore
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To treated others badly because of their gender, race, age etc..
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an unfair and unreasonable opinion or feeling, especially when formed without enough thought or knowledge
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Adolf Hitler
Führer and leader of Nazi Germany
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Joseph Goebbels
Propaganda Minister
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Hermann Göring
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Heinrich Himmler
Head of **
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Reinhard Heydrich
Principal architect of the Holocaust
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Sophie and Hans Scholl
Leaders of the White Rose group
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Oscar Schindler
Saved the lives of 1,200 Jews by employing them in his factories
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Claus Von Stauffenburg
Attempted to bomb Hitler but failed and was soon shot after
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