The Children Of The Holocaust
By- Selena Wilson
May 18, 2015
My topic is about the children of the holocaust. The children were treated terribly. They had to go to concentration camps. They should've treated the kids better.
Like the adults, the kids were only a mere bag of bones, without muscles or fat
Many decaying bodies were full of water because of the burning hunger
"Patients" were put into pressure chambers, tested with drugs, castrated, frozen to death, and exposed to various other traumas.
At Auschwitz Mengele did a number of twin studies, and these twins were usually murdered after the experiment was over and their bodies dissected .
In a case in which a mother did not want to be separated from her thirteen- or fourteen-year-old daughter, and bit and scratched the face of the SS man who tried to force her to her assigned line, Mengele drew his gun and shot both the woman and the child.
Mengele fed his legend by dramatizing murderous policies, such as his drawing a line on the wall of the children's block between 150 and 156 centimeters (about 5 feet or 5 feet 2 inches) from the floor, and sending those whose heads could not reach the line to the gas chamber. (Lifton, p. 346.)
These terrors occurred in Block 10 of Auschwitz I. Josef Mengele was nicknamed "the Angel of Death" for the inhuman experiments he conducted.
Likewise at Auschwitz Dr. Herta Oberhauser killed children with oil and evipan injections, removed their limbs and vital organs, rubbed ground glass and sawdust into wounds.
Near the end of the war, in order to cut expenses and save gas, "cost- accountant considerations" led to an order to place living children directly into the ovens or throw them into open burning pits.
Only one man managed to get prisoners out of Auschwitz - Oscar Schindler, one remarkable man who outwitted Adolf Hitler and the Nazis to save more Jews from the gas chambers than most of the heroic rescuers during WWII ...
A Timeline Of my Topic
April 23, 1932- The children were ordered to come to the camp
May 16, 1933- The Nazi's came to get the children
January 27, 1936- The children had to get there head shaved
October 7, 1937- They were left without any food to eat
September 3, 1935- Some of the children died from starvation
5 more people involved in my topic
Agnes Lebovics-In early 1944, the Germans occupied Chust and immediately increased the persecution of the Jewish population. A German soldier even tried to pull Agnes's earrings from her ears.
Assia Levinski- was a thirteen year-old schoolgirl in the summer of 1941, when the Germans invaded Lithuania.
Monia Levinski-At the beginning of September 1941, the ghetto was emptied. Jews, in groups of 500, were marched a few miles out of the city by members of German mobile killing squads, the Einsatzgruppen, and their Lithuanian collaborators. Anyone trying to escape was immediately shot. Forced to stand along already prepared ditches, they were massacred. Monia was ten years old.
Nissim Mordehay-In 1943, the Germans began pressing their Bulgarian allies to deport their Jews to concentration camps in Poland. Over 20,000 Jews were deported to Auschwitz from Macedonia and Thrace, areas that had recently been annexed to Bulgaria. The Jews of Old Bulgaria were to be next.
Magda Mozes-On June 6, 1944, they were deported to the Auschwitz death camp in Poland. Because Magda was a healthy seventeen year-old, she was not sent to the gas chambers, but was put to work as a slave laborer.
A hero associated with you Topic
10). Because the children of the Holocaust had a big role in the Holocaust. Remember that kids have the same rights as adults because if an adult has to eat or drink, a child has to do it as well.