Holocaust : A Wave Of Mass Murder Swept Across Europe

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Beginning in March 1942, a wave of mass murder swept across Europe. During the next 11 months of 9 million Jews who lived in Europe before the Holocaust, an estimated ⅔ was murdered. An estimated 1 million children endured the Holocaust and only 5,000 survived. Children were targeted especially during the holocaust because they could grow up and be a new generation of the Jews. Although not many survived, the ones that did had an incredible story to be told, of how the Holocaust affected and changed their lives. Holocaust Survivor Jeannine Burk was shaped and changed by having to play Hide-and-seek throughout her entire life from the Nazis and suffering as also a lot of pain through Hitler’s domination. World war II was enough as it is for fighting, but once Hitler dominated the European side of the world, Nobody knew that this was going to be the great talk of the century but not in a good way. Jeannine Burk certainly didn 't know that Hitler could affect her not seeing her father ever again. Hitler made sure everyone know how much he hated and wanted to get rid of the Jewish culture and the Jewish people. Hitler knew that he couldn 't kill all the Jews but that didn 't stop him from trying. It didn 't stop him from killing 6 million innocent people it just made him think he had even more power. Jeannine Burk explained “I guess we were all back about three months when we learned that my father got exterminated in Auschwitz. And you see, I was never allowed to have a…

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