The Horrors of the Holocaust

967 Words Feb 21st, 2018 4 Pages
That is what most of the people in the holocaust witnessed as they lost their loved ones and completed countless hours of labor. They were put through unbelievable amounts of torture and pain. Who put them through all of this? Adolf Hitler. Of course you have heard of this terrible incident in our history. But, do you really know what happened and who Hitler was? The main points of the holocaust are Hitler, his hatred towards Jews, the “superior” race and how so many lives were lost in concentration camps. First off, Adolf Hitler was the son of Klara and Alois Hitler. Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany nicknamed Der Führer (German for The Leader). He was born April 20, 1889, in Braunau am Inn, Austria. He married Eva Braun on April 30, 1945. Hitler is famous for many quotes such as “Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.” He also said “strength lies not in defense but in attack.” By the quotes it is obvious that he was very violent and thought different from most human beings, but yet people still dreamed to follow in his footsteps. He had many followers and the Nazi’s were on his side as he rose closer and closer to his goal: to get rid of Jews in Nazi Germany and take over. Hitler had a very big hatred towards the Jews in Nazi Germany, but he did not start the long chain of hate…

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