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Description

10-11 November 1938: a pogrom, named by the Nazis Kristallnacht
Head of the Ministry of Enlightenment and Propaganda from 1933 onwards, a little doctor with anglicised spellings Goebbels
Hitler often turned up here with thousands of his closest friends to make speeches Nuremburg
Head of the Luftwaffe and the Four Year Plan to prepare for war, liked butter perhaps with anglicised spellings Goering
The genocide of the Jews, not counting the other 1.5 million Holocaust
"Making all things Nazi" - the root of Nazi policies to the youth, women, education... Gleichschaltung
The KDF Wagen's modern name Volkswagen
After the death of Hindenburg 2 August 1934, Hitler became (in anglicised spelling)... Fuehrer
A right wing political party in Croatia that used the Nazis to set up their own concentration camps Ustasha
The body set up by the Polish government in exile to organise resistance to the Nazis Delegatura
What women were asked to do in 1937 by the Nazi government (4,4) DutyYear
Sort of like a Nazi Baden Powell Schemm
He tried to kill Hitler with a bomb in 1944 Stauffenberg
Wrote a famous poem and set up the Confessional Church for anti-Nazi Christians Niemoller
Jan Herzfeld changed his surname to this, because if being German was being Nazi he wasn't prepared to be a German Heartfield
The event used by the Nazis to pass a law restricting freedoms (9,4) ReichstagFire
The Act passed by the Reichstag in March 1933 that made Hitler a dictator (8,3) EnablingAct
The spider at the centre of the Terror State web in Nazi Germany Himmler
The man who believed crime was genetic, so all crimes ended in a death sentence. Oh, and all policemen were honest so any alleged crime was a crime Freisler
It wasn't a comfy chair, but imagine if it had been! No, it was a book Hitler dictated in prison (4,5) MeinKampf
The exclusive People's Community that the Nazis hijacked Volksgemeinschaft
He helped engineer Hitler into the Chancellor spot, a bicycle horn (3,5) vonPapen
The gold, perfume and art taken from France and other occupied territories by the Wehrmacht booty
He converted the German economy to a war footing in the 1940s Speer
Controlling the flow of political information, the Nazis made this a dirty word! Propaganda
A youth opposition group that were almost the same as the HJ but without uniforms and added accordian. Very brave, sentenced to death in 1944 (9,7) EdelweissPirates
The Nazi air force announced in 1935, against the ToV Luftwaffe
Wait, what *is* the ToV? (6,2,10) TreatyofVersailles

WW2 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.? Sherman
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion? Omaha
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned. Mein Kampf
What was the name of the political party Hitler created? Nazi
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2? Joseph Stalin
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe? Communism
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party? Jewish
What was the name of Hitler's secret police? Gestapo
This was the name of the German Air Force. Luftwaffe
What was the German name for "lightning war"? Blitzkrieg
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk? Britain
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at? London
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded? Poland
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname? Desert Fox
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia? Barbarossa
This season turned German forces away from Russia. Winter
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed? Nanking
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters? Rosie
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships. Avenger
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc. Midway
Who led the allies in North Africa? Patton
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice? Atom
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps. BAR
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack? Bulge
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else? Churchill
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship? Bismark
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union. Yalta
Who was the leader of the Nazi party? Hitler
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific. Iwo Jima
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane? spitfire
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911? Colt
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots? Kamikaze
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France. Arc de Triumph
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews. Holocaust
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal? Auschwitz
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped. Sobibor
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2. Hawaii
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2? Pearl Harbor
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes? Nuremberg

World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Type of bomb built during WORLD WAR II that was more powerful than any built before it. atomic bomb
This battle was the German's last major offensive in World War II. The Allies pushed the Germans back and won. Battle of Bulge
A leader who has complete control over a country's government dictator
A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis/Allied powers. World War 2
June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II D-Day
GERMANY, ITALY, JAPAN Axis
GREAT BRITAN, FRANCE,UNITED STATES,SOVIET UNION. Allies
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, Successor to Lenin as head of the USSR; strongly nationalist view of Communism; war with Western Europe and the United States. Joseph Stalin
1933 dictator of Germany, German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR11 leader of troops in Africa and commander in D-Day invasion-elected president. Dwight Eisenhower
(1893-1976) Leader of the Communist Party in China that overthrew Jiang Jieshi and the Nationalists. Established China as the People's Republic of China and ruled from 1949 until 1976 Mao Zedong
December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II. Pearl Harbour
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Japanese forced about 60,000 of americans and philippines to march 100 miles with little food and water, most died or were killed on the way Bataan Death March
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945) Iwo Jima
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West. Winston Churchill
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately. Concentration camps
A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part. Rosie the Riveter
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause. Propaganda

World War 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Who was Hitler's main target in the Holocaust? Jews
About how many Jews were murdered during the Holocaust? Six Million
This category began paying income taxes for the first time in 1942 with the Revenue Act Middle Class
FDR rejected a plan where by U.S. would have bombed RR tracks leading to this camp in Poland during WW2 Auschwitz
Hitler's favored people Aryans
The term used for the offical policy of the extermination of all European Jews Final Solution
"Lighting War"- term used to describe German military strategy during WW2 Blizkrieg
German word for Jews Juden
Walled section of a city in which Jews were required to live during the Holocaust Ghetto
Prejudice against Jews Anti-Semitism
An interment camp holding enemies of German-often identified with Jews during WW2 Concentration Camps
National socialist German workers' party-the party of Adolf Hitler and those in power in Germany during WW2 Nazis
The name given to the deaths of about six-million Jews during WW2 Holocaust
Originally Hitler's elite guard- later in charger of death camps SS
Large charmbers, built and used in Nazi death camps Gas Cambers

Nazi Germany Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The political party that dominated Germany from 1933-1945 Nazi
The leader of Germany from 1933-1945; nicknamed die fuhrer Hitler
The leader of the SS troops Himmler
Institutionalized many of the racial theories prevalent in Nazi ideology Nuremberg Laws
The interwar-period government that (1918-1933) Wiemar Republic
Served as the second president of Germany Paul von Hindenburg
The name of the book Hitler wrote while incarcerated Mein Kampf
The event that marked the turning point between passive and aggressive anti-semitic actions kristallnacht
The Nazi party paramilitary troops SS troops
The symbol adopted by the Nazi's Swastika
The name Hitler gave to his government Third Reich
Event that allowed Hitler's Nazis to convince the people to vote for them instead of the popular communist party Reichstag FIre
Hitler's idea of the master race Aryan Race
Hitler's attempt to carry out his "Final solution" Holocaust
Capital of Germany where the 1936 Olympics were held Berlin
The African-American man who upstaged Hitler by winning a gold in the Olympics Jesse Owen
The event in which Hitler ordered the Gestapo and SS to take out rival Nazi leaders night of the long knives
The Nazi secret police Gestapo
Name of the German air force Luftwaffe

World War II Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives tolitarian state
rooted in miliarism, extreme nationalism, and blind loyalty to the state; dictators vowed to create new empires Fascism
warlike act by one country against another without a just cause aggression
a person or group of people on whom is blamed for others' problems (like in WWII, Jews for Germany) scapegoat
member of the National Socialist German Worker's Party; under Hitler's command Nazis
prison camp for civilians who are considered enemies of the state concentration camp
practice of giving in to aggression in order to aviod war appeasement
agreement signed between Hitler and Stalin in 1939 in which the two dictators agreed not to attack each other Nazi-Soviet Pack
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
WWII military alliance of Italy, Japan, Germany, and 6 other countries Axis
WWII military alliance of Britain, France, Soviet Union, China, the U.S., and 45 other countries Allies
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
day of the invasion of Western Europe by Allied forces-June 6, 1944 (Allied forces landed at France, freed Paris; slowly advanced to Germany) D-Day
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Holocaust
a country that can influence events throughout the world superpower
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers Allies
n World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations Axis
make ready for action or use mobilise
a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat Abyssinian
Japan, Germany and Italy Axis Powers
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Atlantic Charter
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
Royal Air Force R.A.F
Oahu, Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Most decorated hero WW2 Audie Murphy
Decoding device used against Germany Enigma
Meeting of Chamberlain (Great Britain), Daladier (France), and Hitler to divide up Czechoslovakia Munich conference
a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations Isolationism
groups of ships that were escorted across the Atlantic by warships for safety Convoys
Allies' meeting in Potsdam, Germany, to plan the end of the war Potsdam Conference
Leaders who ruled their nations by force. Hitler/Mussolini Dictators
great naval invasion took place in France Normandy

WWII Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during WWII Holocaust
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other Trench Warfare
Austrian-born Nazi leader, Chancellor of Germany Hitler
Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II Axis Powers
nations allied in opposition to the Axis Powers Allied Powers
a federal republic comprising fifty states and the Federal District of Columbia United States
An island off the western coast of Europe comprising England Great Britain
Its capital and largest city is Paris France
Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin
Italy's dictator Mussolini
a colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons Mustard Gas
Book about hitlers future plans Mein Kampf
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism Jews
the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated D-Day
camps where Germany's prisoners went to be killed Concentration Camps
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force Dictator
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war Victory Gardens
Country Adolf Hitler became in control of during WWII Germany
the most powerful republic of the former Soviet Union Russia
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force Imperialism
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts Nationalism
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party Nazi
the action or process of appeasing Appeasement
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Nazi plan to kill 6 million Jews Final Solution
major United States naval base in Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikaze
Largest volcano island in Japan Iwojima
almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area Hiroshima

Rise of Hitler Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What did Hitler call the master race Aryan
Adolf Hitler's book he wrote in prison Mien Kampf
A stage where the economy dropped greatly GreatDepression
Symbol was on the Nazi flag Swastika
The treaty that made Germany pay the allies Treaty of Versailles
Location where numerous Nazi rallies where held Nuremberg
The policy to expand German territory; Lebensraum. Livingspace
The Reichstag fire was blamed on people of this political ideology Communism
A political purge conducted by Hitler against his opponents nightofthelongknives
In 1933 Hitler was appointed to this position Chancellor
Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany Goebbels
Religious/racial group that was blamed for the 'failure of Germany' Jews
Hitler was the leader of this political group Naziparty
The Beer Hall ______ was a failed coup attempt by the Nazi Party Putsch
German word meaning 'leader'; political title of Hitler Führer
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view. Propaganda

Rise of Totalitarianism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Event that started 1929 causing economic collapse Great Depression
U.S.A's current president Roosevelt
Fascist leader of Italy Mussolini
Policy of active government intervention in the economy made by FDR New Deal
Name of a government that aims to control all aspects of a citizens' lives. Totalitarian State
Political philosophy that glorifies the state above the individual Fascism
Name of militant combat squads of Italian Fascist set up by Mussolini. Black Shirts
Name of the secret police Mussolini used to hunt all anti-fascist OVRA
Modified version of the old capitalist system adopted by Lenin New Economic Policy
Soviet Union's communist leader Stalin
Economic goals set by Stalin to transform Russia into an industrial country Five Year Plan
System in which private farms are eliminated Collectivization
Campaign where Stalin tried and executed all opposition Great Purge
Stalin's secret police Cheka
Policy established by Stalin where Russians had to follow Russian beliefs only Russification
German parliament Reichstag
Germany's leader Hitler
Shortened name for the National Socialist German Workers' Party NAZI
Law that gave the German government the power to ignore the constitution to deal with the country's problems Enabling Act
Camps made by Hitler to get rid of opponents Concentration Camps
Hitler's secret police Gestapo
Name of Japanese aggression in Manchuria,China Rape of Nanking
Germany's deputy fuhrer Rudolf Hess
Unsuccessful NAZI coup Beer Hall Putsch
Hitler is against... Jews
NAZI logo Swastika
Members of militariasm Militarist
Laws that deprived Jews simple rights, like citizenship Nuremberg Laws
"Night of Shattered Glass" Kristallnacht
Youth groups that were brought up to believe as NAZI's did Hitler Youth
Black uniformed troops that did the bidding of the Fuhrer SS
Fuhrer German word for dictator
Large financial and industrial corporation in Japan Zaibatsu
A new Asian order including Japan, China, and Manchuria, that would result in Asian prosperity New Order

Holocaust Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A walled off section of cities where Jews were forced to live. Ghetto
November 9, 1938 "night of broken glass" in which synagogues and Jewish businesses were attacked. Kristallnact
Process where incoming prisoners in the death camps would either be selected for slave labor or for the gas chamber. Selection
Schutztaffel Defense Corps was an elite guard formed from the storm troopers, under the command of Heinrich Himmler. SS
"Mobile death squads" of the SS which had the task to seek out and kill Jews, Communists, Gypsies, and other 'undesirable people' in occupied lands. Einsatzgruppen
Term used by the Nazis during World War II. Plan to fully exterminate European Jews. Final Solution
The mass killing of European Jews(over 6 million) and other groups by the Nazis during WWII. Holocaust
Doctrine the Nazis used declaring that the Aryans were the master race and should rid the world of undesirable groups. Aryan Supremacy
Place where prisoners were forced to perform slave labor, with harsh conditions, little food, and often death. Concentration Camps
The most notorious of the death camps, located in Poland; well over one million people died in its gas chambers. Auschwitz
Sign at the entrance of Auschwitz and other camps - English translation "Work sets you free". Arbeit Macht Frei
The 1st concentration camp, opened within months of Hitler coming to power. The 1st prisoners arrived March, 1933. Hitler came to power on January 30, 1933. Dachau
Six of these were located in Poland with the main task being to kill Jews and other undesirables. These were Auschwitz, Sobibor, Chelmno, Treblinka, Belzec, and Majdanek Death camps
Poison gas used to kill hundreds of thousands of people in the gas chambers. The gas chambers were built to look like showers so that the people had hopes of survival as they arrived at the camps. Zyclon B
All prisoners in the camps, and Jews in the ghetto had to wear colored badges that identified what group they were in. Jews were forced to wear this symbol. Yellow star
Not only Jews were victims of the Nazi's plan to eliminate undesirables. Gypsies, Jehovah witnesses, communists, handicapped, criminals, and homosexuals were also singled out for treatment. Other groups
As the Nazis began to restrict Jews in Germany these laws were passed which began by depriving Jews of basic Civil Rights and eventually leading to great restrictions on Jews' ability to work, go to schools, or run a business. Nuremberg Laws