Why Did The Holocaust End?

878 WordsMar 22, 20164 Pages
Liberation of the Holocaust was a very joyful, yet devastating time period for the Jews and others that were under control of the Nazi forces. It was their release from a long imprisonment, but also the time that they realized that some of their most loved ones had not survived. The Jews went through excruciating pain during the time of the Holocaust. And proven by facts, many to most Jews did not make it to the end. The Holocaust, according to Merriam-Webster, is defined as, “the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during World War 2”. I have learned much more about the Holocaust than I thought I would. Furthermore, liberation was a very important stage during/after the Holocaust, and it has some very good and interesting questions to ask about it. Some of these questions are, “Why did the Holocaust end? How did the Jews get liberated? Also, how were Jews evacuated from camps and ghettos?”. Why did the Holocaust end? The Jews were liberated because the Soviets were invading, and in search to find Hitler, so Hitler committed suicide so nothing would happen to him when he was found. Hitler had killed himself by biting down on a cyanide capsule, which had poisoned him. He then put a pistol up to his head and pulled the trigger. He committed suicide with his wife, which had only been his wife for a few days. Unfortunately, Hitler had also killed his innocent dogs. Weber states that assassination was attempted on Hitler in 1944. He had
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