To implement the "Final Solution" in the District Wartheland, the regional German authorities constructed the killing center Chelmnoabout thirty miles northwest of Lodz. The SS and police killed at leastJews, as well as approximately 4, Roma Gypsies in gas vans.
To murder the Jews of "Greater Germany" as well as Jews residing in German-occupied or German-influenced areas of western, southern, southeastern and northern Europe, Himmler Album) Auschwitz II Auschwitz-Birkenau in the spring of as a killing facility. Auschwitz-Birkenau, along with the Auschwitz main camp, was subordinated to the Inspectorate of Concentration Camps in Berlin.
Originally planned as a vast forced-labor camp for Soviet prisoners of war and, later for Jewish forced laborers, Auschwitz-Birkenau began to operate as a killing center in the spring of In German-occupied Serbia, a part of prewar Yugoslavia, the Germans killed Jews in gas vans and in shooting operations, much like the procedures in the occupied Soviet Union. In implementation of the "Final Solution," German authorities and their collaborators killed up to six million Jews—two-thirds of the Album) living in Europe in —by poison gas, shooting, and other means.
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The Nazis believed that the 'pure-blooded' German was racially superior, and that a struggle for survival existed between the German race and those races considered to be inferior.
They saw Jews, Roma and Sinti Gypsiesblack people and the disabled as a serious biological threat to the purity of the German-Aryan race, which they called the 'Master Race'. The Nazis idea of a perfect Aryan was someone with Nordic feature such as being tall or having blonde hair or blue-eyes. The German Jewish community had contributed a great deal to German society culturally, economically and socially. For example, survivor Trude Levi's father fought for Germany during the conflict and was granted medals for serving the country.
The word holocaust derives from the Middle English holocaust, which derived from the Anglo-Norman holocauste and Late Latin holocaustum. While originally referring to animal sacrifice in antiquity, Prelude To The Final Holocaust - Cirith Gorgor - Firestorm Apocalypse.
(CD has been used to refer to mass killings of human beings since at least and is increasingly used by animal rights activists to refer the industrialized slaughter of animals to produce meat  which has created some controversy. In the latter, the edible parts of the sacrificed animal were roasted and distributed for festive celebration, whereas the inedible parts were burned on the altarthose being the god's share.
Although not actually obliged to do so, Greeks would rather sacrifice a domestic animal to a god or hero and then proceed to use its flesh as food than simply consume it without a sacrifice, as animals were thought of as sharing in the sanctity of life, in addition to their secular usefulness milk, eggs, ploughing. This did not apply to game, Album), and other seafood, which formed a far larger proportion of the diet than they do today — fish was the major foodstuff sold in ancient Greek marketplaces.
A sacrifice need not be a public function involving priests and altars; they could also be held privately, domestically or individually. They were designed to complement ongoing shooting operations. Hitler gave Himmler broad authority to physically eliminate any perceived threats to permanent German rule. Two weeks later, on July 31,Nazi leader Hermann Goering authorized SS General Reinhard Heydrich to make preparations for the implementation of a "complete solution of the Jewish question.
The code name Operation Reinhard was eventually given to this plan, named after Heydrich who was assassinated by Czech partisans in May As part of Operation Reinhard, Nazi leaders established three killing centers in Poland— BelzecSobiborand Treblinka —with the sole purpose of the mass murder of Jews. The Majdanek camp served from time to time as a killing site for Jews residing in the Generalgouvernement.
In its gas chambers, the SS killed tens of thousands of Jews, primarily forced laborers too weak to work. Prelude To The Final Holocaust - Cirith Gorgor - Firestorm Apocalypse.
(CD authorities murdered approximately one million Jews from various European countries at Auschwitz-Birkenau. German SS and police murdered nearly 2, Jews in the killing centers either by asphyxiation with poison gas or by shooting. In its entirety, the "Final Solution" called for the murder of all European Jews by gassing, shooting, and other means. London: Arnold,
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