Never Again (The Holocaust)

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Never Again One word has the ability to speak of mass destruction, devastation, pain and cruelty. This single word has the ability to make your stomach churn and heart ache. This solitary word surrounds the massacre of six million people. This lone word is Holocaust. Who is to blame, and why is it so important not to let something like it happen again? There were many causes that led to the Holocaust, and many historians have debated them ever since. Most place the blame on Adolf Hitler. Some historians have placed the blame on the people around the death camps in Eastern Europe for letting the Nazi’s scare them into submission. However, one of the most disturbing articles I read denied that the Holocaust had even happened, claimed that it was a myth. When researching the Holocaust I decided to take a look at the plan, Hitler's Mein Kampf was the blueprints to the holocaust. In an excerpt from Mein Kampf he explains that he thinks he will be enacting the will of god by exterminating all “lower peoples” : “ I believe that I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator: by defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord” [Mein Kampf p. 60] Not only Continue...

I find that the scariest thing is that people believe this. A survivor once stated, "The SS guards took pleasure in telling us that we had no chance of coming-out alive, a point they emphasized with particular relish insisting that after the war the rest of the world would not believe what happened. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist, then they came for the catholics and I didn't speak up because I was a protestant Then they came for me, and by that time no-one was left to speak up. , by ignoring the horrible laws put into effect by the Nazi party. We can not allow a rhyme happen to the holocaust not ever!!! I leave you with the words of Anne Frank in hopes that they will strike you as they have me. "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. That they allowed the Holocaust to happen. I have no idea how anyone could say that with the supporting evidence, the survivors! I have personally talked with survivors of the Holocaust. He tried to produce what he thought was a perfect race by eliminating what he thought was imperfect. He spoke no German and yet he understood perfectly. was Hitler not satisfied with exterminating the Jews, he also wanted to exterminate any person that was abnormal, handicapped or impaired in anyway. Another cause that some historians argue is that it was the fault of the people of Eastern Europe.