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One by one, stacked up like a pile of mud waiting to get burned. The conflagration that was set on the pile of people rose to almost 100ft into the air (Some people believe that this was Hitler's way of showing power to all nations). The only thing left of the people that were burnt were some of their clothes and shoes, which are scattered all over the floor. This incident calls itself the "Holocaust." Holocaust originally means a religious practice in which an offering was entirely consumed by fire. In current usage, holocaust refers to any widespread human catastrophe, but when written Holocaust, it refers to the almost complete chaos of the Jews in Europe by Nazi Germany. The holocaust has caused, lives of twenty five million people and six million Jews. When the war ended, millions of Jews, Slavs, Roma, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, Communists, and others besieged by the Nazis, had died in the Holocaust. They had 1.4 million shot in the assassination operations, and more than 600,000 in ghettos.(Vashem 3) The blame for this period in our history is on Hitler. Hitler is the Nazi leader who enforced this holocaust movement. Most people believe that the explanation for Hitler to act in such a ghastly manner is because of the way he was brought up. (Clendinnen 80) The way he was brought up has had effected in negative ways.

After investigation of all these people who got killed in the holocaust and al the tortures and anguish they had to go through, you should learn a lesson. The main lesson that should be learned from the holocaust is the lesson of love. This essentially states that everyone that should be cherished for who they are.

This lesson had been conceded from generation to...