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deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part Genocide
born and raised in Austria, leader of the Nazi’s Adolf Hitler
six of these centers were built in Poland to kill European Jews extermination
this genocide was responsible for the death of nearly two of every three European Jews Holocaust
on April 1, 1922 the Nazi’s initiated one of these towards Jewish shops and businesses boycott
laws restricted future German citizenship to those of “German or kindred Blood” nuremburg laws
“Night of Broken Glass” kristallnacht
on the night of Kristallnacht, nearly 30,000 Jewish men were arrested and sent to these concentration camps
these people were the primary targets in the Holocaust Jews
persons with mental and physical disabilities Romanies
a few foreign diplomats saved Jews by issuing these exit visas
this ship sailed from Germany to Cuba carrying 937 passengers, most of them Jews St. Louis
city districts, often enclosed, in which the Germans concentrated the municipal and some times regional Jewish ghettos
about a quarter of perished Jews in the Holocaust were shot by these mobile killing squads
way of transporting Jews, from Germany to Europe, to killing centers located along the rail lines deportation
the largest killing center Auschwitz
a technique used to kill Jews using gas gas chambers
used to ship Jews to the death camps railroad cars
large numbers of inmates worked to death or subjected to deadly medical experiments mass murder
Hebrew word meaning “total destruction” shoah

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle

Type
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

The Holocaust Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A concentration camp that has the most known deaths Auschwitz
The dictator that controlled the holocaust Adolf Hitler
dislike or hatred of the Jews Antisemitism
Term used by the Nazis to describe northern European physical characteristics (such as blonde hair and blue eyes) as racially “superior”. Aryan
Persons identifying themselves with the Jewish community or as followers of the Jewish religion or culture. Jews
Name for members of the NSDAP, National Socialist Democratic Workers Party, who believed in the idea of Aryan supremacy. Nazi
The secret state police of the German army, organized to stamp out any political opposition. Gestapo
Six major camps designed and built for the sole purpose of killing Jews. These were Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor and Treblinka. Extermination camps
Belzec Death camp located in southeastern Poland alongside a main railway line; between 550,000 and 600,000 Jews were killed there. Belzec
Nazi euphemism for the deliberate killings of institutionalized physically, mentally, and emotionally handicapped people. The euthanasia program began in 1939, with German non-Jews as the first victims. The program was later extended to Jews. Euthanasia
Large chambers in which people were executed by poison gas. These were built and used in Nazi death camps. Gas Chambers
The deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political, cultural, or religious group. Genocide
An ancient symbol appropriated by the Nazis as their emblem. Swastika
A girl that lived through the holocaust and was most known for her diary Anne Frank
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Final Solution
a person forced to flee from home or country Displaced person
a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor Labour Camp
a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles Star Of David
grant freedom to; free from confinement Liberate
a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war Prisoner

Holocaust Vocabulary Crossword

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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

Holocaust Vocabulary Words Crossword

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Description

Prejudice or discrimination against Jews ANTISEMITISM
The deliberate and systematic destruction of an entire racial, political, cultural, or religious group. genocide
Secret state police of Nazi-occupied Europe. gestapo
A member of the National Socialist German Workers Party of Germany in 1933 under Adolf Hitler. Nazi
An ancient symbol used by the Nazis as their emblem. swastika
A six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles that is the symbol for Judaism. Starofdavid
Six major camps designed and built for the sole purpose of killing Jews. These were Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor and Treblinka. deathcamps
Place where prisoners were forced to perform slave labor under harsh conditions. Many of them died. Concentration Camps
The mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime during the period 1941–1945. Holocaust
Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view. Propaganda
Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs. Persecution
An elite organization within the Nazi party that served as Hitler's personal guard and included police units and special forces, carrying out mass killings of civilians and overseeing concentration camps. SS
The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. Oppression
To get rid of by destroying; destroy totally. Extermination

Holocaust Crossword

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Description

The name for hatred towards Jewish people Antisemitism
Where the Jewish people were made to live Ghettos
The name of the German group behind the Holocaust Nazis
This was mainly used to kill the Jews in the camps Gas
The area in the world where the Holocaust took place Europe
A famous concentration camp Auschwitz
The name for the mass murder of 6 million of Jews Holocaust
The amount of Jewish people killed during this event six million
The leader of the German group Hitler
The name of the war in which the Holocaust took place WW2

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

About how many Jews were murdered during The Holocaust ? Six-Million
What class began paying income taxes for the first time in 1942 with the Revenue Act ? Middle Class
"Lighting War"- term used to describe German military strategy during WW2. Blizkrieg
Walled section of a city in which Jews were required to live during The Holocaust. Ghettos
Who was Hitler's main target in The Holocaust ? Jews
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 official policy of the extermination of all European Jews. Final Solution
German word for Jews. Juden
Prejudice against Jews. Anti-Semitism
National socialist German workers' party- the party of Adolf Hitler and those during WW2 in power in Germany during WW2. Nazis
Originally Hitler's elite guard- later in charge of death camps. SS
Large chambers built and used in Nazi death camps. Gas Chambers
An interment camp holding enemies of German- often identified with Jews. Concentration Camps
The name given to the deaths of about six million Jews during WW2. Holocaust

holocaust Crossword

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Description

Walled off section of cities where Jews were forced to live. Ghetto
November 9th, 1938. "Night of Broken Glass". Kristallnacht
Process where incoming prisoners in the death camps would either be selected for slave labor or for the gas chamber. Selection
Defense corps, 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 and other undesireables. Einsatzgruppen
Term used by the Nazis during World War II. Plan to fully exterminate European Jews. Final Solution
The mass killing of European Jews and other groups by the Nazis during WWII. Holocaust
Doctrine used by the Nazis declaring that the Aryans were the master race. Aryan Supremacy
Place where prisoners were forced to perform slave labor under harsh condidtions. Many of them died. Concentration Camps
The most notorious of death camps which was located in Poland, over one million died in the gas chambers located here. Auschwitz
The sign at the entrance of many camps. It translates to, "Work sets you free". Arbeit Macht Frei
The first concentration camp; it's first prisoners arrived in March, 1933. Dachau
Most of these were located in Poland. Their main task was to kill all of the Jews and undesireables. Death Camps
The poison gas that was used to kill hundreds of the Jews inside the gas chambers. Zyclon B
The symbol Jews were forced to wear to identify them. Yellow Star
Gypsies, Jehovah Witnesses, Communists, Handicapped, Criminals, and other Undesireables. Other Groups
Laws that were passed to deprive Jews of their basic rights. Nuremberg Laws

Holocaust Word Search

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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

WW2 crossword puzzle

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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