While Researching Information On The Holocaust, I Came

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While researching information on the Holocaust, I came across some valuable information to support my argument. I believe that if the German soldiers avoided the Holocaust and the Final Solution, that they may have won WWII or had a better shot at defeating the Allies. The Holocaust occurred during WWII and was the persecution and murder of six million Jews by Nazi soldiers. Holocaust is of Greek origin and means “sacrifice with fire.” The Nazis, who came to power in January 1933, believed that the Germans were “racially superior” and the Jews seemed lesser. My goal on this paper is to show that the Holocaust did not help the Nazi Germans during WWII, instead, it hurt the fight even more. When the Nazis came to power in Germany,…show more content…
On January 20, 1933, he was named chancellor of Germany. After President Paul von Hindenburg died in 1934, Hitler nominated himself as “Fuhrer,” and he then became Germany’s supreme ruler. The British prime minister had the chance to not appease Hitler but chose to appease him. This man was name Neville Chamberlain. He thought that Hitler would be pleased with the small territorial gains that he was given but Hitler was not satisfied. Hitler and the Nazis had claimed that a piece of land, which bordered Germany, had been unfairly taken from Germany after WWI when the map of central Europe was taken away. They thought that by allowing this portion of land to return to Germany that they would avoid a war whereby Germany might invade and take it back by force. This prime minister made a few other mistakes during this time in Germany as well. He appointed Winston Churchill as the foreign minister just before the 1938 Münich conference which Hitler took as a provocative act. Another mistake that was made was that he trusted his men when they were expanding the German shipyards. He believed that they were building merchant ships and not ships for the German navy. He also sent additional units to the British naval base. Then, the Germans and the Czechs would have gone to war if the prime minister would have appeased Hitler. This would have been a hard fight to win. In September 1938, Hitler turned his attention to the three million Germans living in part of Czechoslovakia

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