Racism and the Holocaust Referred to Slavs as Untermenschen ? lower men Jedenrein ? free of Jews Hitler wanted Judenrein Hitler wants to send all Jews to Madagascar ?Final Solution of the Jewish problem? extermination of the Jews Nazis used technology to their advantage Many arrived on trains to concentration camps Many getting off trains lived for an hour Saw who might be fit enough to work Told to take a shower Zyclon ? B Dropped in through vents releases hydrogen cyanide with 20 minutes all dead One point think to burn the bodies, it smells Estimated 6 million Jews died Only about 200,000 Jews alive at the end Jews specifically targeted as a group Vatican 2 ? 1960 Catholic church removed assertion that the Jews killed Jesus Enlightenment era thinking More perfect society Hitlers ideas and goals go in this category Nationalism- us and them All in the name of country glory Research and development bring new ways to kill Feb 1945 ? allies (US and Great Britain) decide to continue civilian Bombing campaign in Germany in Dresden Densely populated city 13 sq miles leveled and destroyed 40,000 civilians die, most burned to death 2 atomic bombs dropped in Japan most destructive, costly war of modern times August 6, 1945 atomic bomb ? Hiroshima ? 75000 killed instantly Many survivors had terrible injuries August 9, 1945 ? Nagasaki ? second bomb
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