Oskar Schindler Saved Jews during World War II

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Oskar Schindler was a hero in World War II. He endured many conflicts. The main battle he faced was during World War II. During World War II, Oskar Schindler was a German businessman who saved Jews in Poland and Czechoslovakia from death by employing them in his factory (“Oskar Schindler” 362). World War II began on September 1, 1939 (Colby 546). The War lasted for six years between the Axis powers, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the Allied powers, Great Britain, France, Soviet Union, United States, and China (Colby 552). The United States of America got involved in World War II “ when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and Congress declared war on Japan” (Colby 546). After Pearl Harbor “ The Japanese attacked the Philippines and invaded American barracks on Guam and Wake Island” (Colby 547). In 1944, “Allied forces invaded Germany” (Colby 550). World War II took place in “Europe, Russia, North Africa, and Asia” (Colby 544-552). World War II ended by Japanese agreeing to surrender and signing a contract to make it official (Colby 552). What led to Japanese surrendering was “ a demand which stated that if Japanese did not surrender, there would be a destruction of Japanese cities” (Colby 552). Colby states “President Harry S. Truman allowed for an atomic bomb to be dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, which killed 75,000 and three days later, the bombing of Nagasaki occurred” (551). Colby writes, “the bombing of Nagasaki would not have occurred if Japan had surrendered
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