Essays Tagged: "Auschwitz concentration camp"

Auschwitz

Tout le monde connaît le camp de concentration et d'extermination Auschwitz. J'essaierai de vous présenter et expliquer les circonstances de ce lieu dramatique ... es camps de concentration. En février 1940, la SS a construit dans la petite ville polonaise Auschwitz un camp de rééducation (Umerziehungslager). Les premiers détenus sont ... on (Umerziehungslager). Les premiers détenus sont arrive le 14 juin 1940. On nommait ce camp Auschwitz 1. Le 11 mars 1941 Himmler, le chef de la SS, faisait une inspection. Il avait l'impressio ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Auschwitz - Nazi Concentration.

Located thirty-seven miles west of Krakow, Auschwitz was thecamp where Jewish people were killed and worked. This camp , out ofall the rest tor ... d . InMarch of of 1941, there was another camp that started to be built.This second camp was called Auschwitz II, or Birkinau. It was located1.9 miles away from Auschwitz I. Peple that were chosen to ... women prisoners being held. In thetown Monowitz, another camp was being built. This camp was calledauschwitz III, or Buna-Monowitz. Other camps that were located closeto Monowitz were moved to Buna-M ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

This is an essay about how my grandfather's story changed my stubborness to a respectful attitude.

randfather began. While he continued the story I discovered the misfortune of the Jews at the death camp Birkenau. Although Americans were dying in great numbers as they marched in to central Germany, ... ntral Germany, more and more Jews were liberated. My ambitious grandfather told me that during this campaign 83 of the 110 troops of his division had perished or disappeared; the 27 remaining troops m ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Auschwitz Concentration Camp. What was Auschwitz like? What did the prisoners have to endure? How did the Concentration Camps come about?

Auschwitz Concentration CampThe word Holocaust means "Sacrifice by fire," and that is what many Jews ... d that is what many Jews, homosexuals, gypsies, and others considered inhuman by Germans did at the Auschwitz concentration camp during holocaust.On January 30, 1933, a man by the name of Adolph Hitle ... soners, and crematoriums were used for burning the dead bodies at the camps (librarythinkquest.org).Auschwitz concentration camp, located in Poland, was the main camp used for both slave labor and ext ...

(4 pages) 93 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Concentration Camps vs. School: Are they Really that Different?

y, it must be torturous to have lived a life with bells and just when he's out of school he goes to Auschwitz and Buna following the bell's orders all day. The sound of bells ringing will leave you wi ...

(3 pages) 34 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Auschwitz- This essay Describes the Nazi concentration camp known as Auschwitz. (Living conditions, Food, Work, etc)

Auschwitz, located in Poland, was Germany's largest and most horrendous concentration camp. It was e ... ecame a death camp in 1941. The reasons for the epidemics and contagious diseases that prevailed in Auschwitz concentration camp included the dreadful living conditions, which varied during the years ... varied during the years that the camp in operation, and were different in each part of the camp. In Auschwitz I, prisoners lived in old brick barracks. Several hundred three-tier wooden bunk beds were ...

(3 pages) 107 4 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

This is a creative writing piece about wwII called A lesson to Remeber

randfather began. While he continued the story I discovered the misfortune of the Jews at the death camp Birkenau. Although Americans were dying in great numbers as they marched in to central Germany, ... ntral Germany, more and more Jews were liberated. My ambitious grandfather told me that during this campaign, 83 of the 110 troops of his division had perished or disappeared; the 27 remaining troops ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Ethics

First, I want to personally give some of my thoughts about what happened at Auschwitz. I lived in Germany for three years and I visited several places that pertained to the his ... gy was clear that only bad could come out of the intentions he had for these bunkers.When I visited Auschwitz, it had an unusually drab, sad, evil and many other horrible auroras that place put out ar ... this become a course of history throughout the world.Theadore Adorno states in his Education After Auschwitz that, "I cannot understand why it has been given so little concern until now". I feel this ...

(6 pages) 89 1 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Arbeit Macht Frie: The Liberation of Auschwitz

"All over the world, Auschwitz has become a symbol of terror, genocide, and the Holocaust." Sixty years after the evacuat ... gnized for its years of hatred and death but for its liberation and the symbolic end of persecution.Auschwitz was established in 1940 by the German forces occupying Poland in the city of Oswiecim. The ... ecim. The orders came directly from Adolf Hitler and were fulfilled by Heinrich Himmler. Initially, Auschwitz functioned solely as a concentration camp, but beginning in 1942, it became the largest of ...

(3 pages) 18 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Aucshwitz: One of the worst death caps in the world

Located thirty-seven miles west of Krakow, Auschwitz was the camp where Jewish people were killed and worked. This camp, out of all the rest to ... uses taken from many polish people that lived nearby. The first gas chamber to be used was built in Auschwitz I. The gas that was used in the chambers was called Zyklon B. It could burn about 340 corp ... In March of 1941, there was another camp that started to be built. This second camp was called Auschwitz II, or Birkinau. It was located 1.9 miles away from Auschwitz I. People that were chosen t ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

A detailed essay on the works of Joseph Mengele, a scientish from Auchwitz Germany during World War II.

cial Hygiene. He was selected for Chief Doctor at Birkenau, an accompanying extermination camp near Auschwitz by Heinrich Himmler. His job included selecting Jews for labour or extermination and worki ... ed rakishly to one side, remains vivid for those who survived his scrutiny when they arrived at the Auschwitz railhead. Polished boots slightly separated, his thumb latent on his pistol belt, he surve ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Concentration camps: Where were they located? How many were established? What was camp life like? etc.

onoxide and had the capacity to murder up to twelve thousand prisoners within a period of two days. Auschwitz was another infamous concentration camp which was widely-known for its size and number of ... the dying, large concentration camps, subcamps administered by main camps, and extermination camps. Auschwitz and Majdanek (both located in Poland) served as both concentration camps, where slave labo ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"The Reader", by Bernhard Schlink : Guilt and Shame

rs. When Michael next sees Hanna, he is a young law student and she is on trial for her work in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Their feelings of guilt and shame lead to Hanna's tragic death near th ... feelings of guilt ruined his marriage.During Hanna's trial many of the atrocities that occurred in Auschwitz surfaced. Michael knew that Hanna could not have written the report, yet he did not tell t ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Angel Of Death

"THE ANGEL OF DEATH"� Some of the most horrific images of Auschwitz are the terrible scenes of the arrival of a train full of Jews to that concentration camp. ... friendly figure making this decision was, frequently, Josef Mengele, one of the doctors assigned to Auschwitz. He has come to symbolize the manner in which medicine became a tool for genocide.Mengele ... ing wounded and declared unfit for active service, Mengele was appointed to serve as a physician at Auschwitz in May, 1943. Mengele was not the chief physician at Auschwitz - that was Eduard Wirths - ...

(5 pages) 485 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Children Of The Holocaust

gle to live. A story that is prevalent in my study of the holocaust is that of the Doctor of Auschwitz, Dr. Josef Mengele. Mengele was one of the doctors who conducted experiments on children, ... s. The children had blood drawn everyday and Out of the thousands of children that were sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp, only 400 children came out. Someday maybe," wrote Erik Er ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Concentration Camps

put more people into the camps to make the guns and ammunition. Some of the new important camps are Auschwitz-Birrkenau, Natzweiler, Stutthof, Hinzert, and Dora. Millions of people from the countries ... ms), or margarine (30 grams), or jam (tablespoon full), or a piece of cheese.In 1940 the Nazis made Auschwitz-Birkenau and Lublin-Majdanek into extermination camps. Auschwitz is certainly the most not ...

(10 pages) 31 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Concentration Camp

Concentration Camp: Auschwitz Concentration camps were places where Jews were brought there to worked and prison ... ashes have disappeared, blown to the winds, scattered as fertilizers, made into trinkets (Feig 333).Auschwitz/Birkneau is one of the most deadly camps where they tortured and killed people who are Jew ... people who do not follow what the Nazi believe in which is divided into in parts of camps which are Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II, and Auschwitz III, or Buna. More Jews arrived at Auschwitz from al ...

(4 pages) 878 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Hatred or Pity? by Elie Wiesel

olocaust. Elie was almost thirteen when World War II began, and shortly after he was transferred to Auschwitz concentration camp. After being separated from his mother and sisters, he was again transf ... g of the book, when Wiesel first met the Nazis, he thought they were harmless. Then, after reaching Auschwitz, he was confronted with a smiling Nazi commander in charge of his block. This man gave the ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Double Genre in On Wiesel's Night

hree elements to show how Aushwitz created a living hell for the Jews. "We will never forget Auschwitz" by Alexander Kimel and "On Wiesel's Night" by Thomas E. Thorton taught me multifarious th ... time Millions of Jews were killed under the reign of Adolf Hitler. The poems "We will never forget Auschwitz" by Alexander Kimel and "On Wiesel's Night" by Thomas E. Thorton depict the Torment the Je ...

(2 pages) 1613 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Creative writing essay: Imagine you are in the holocaust

e began to dimmer. I made my way to the little window on the other side of the carriage, I then saw Auschwitz. It was surrounded by barbed wire fences and guard posts. I asked myself could the rumours ...

(2 pages) 1847 0 1.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing