Bibliography Introduction For the 12 years that Germany was ruled by the Nazi Party, a central belief was that there existed in society, certain people who were dangerous and needed to be eliminated for German society to flourish and survive. Over time and locale, these people varied. They included Gypsies, Poles, and Russians, but always and most centrally, the Jews. The Nazis condemned the Jews to death and there was no escape.
The number of children killed by Hitler and his Nazis is not fathomable and full statistics for the tragic fate of the children will never be known. Estimates range as high as 1.
You find a few of them here - but there are no happy endings. The children were all murdered in Auschwitz. Like little Georges Halpern, who was being sheltered with other children in The Children's Home in Izieu in the hope that the Nazis would not find them.
The little boy wrote to his mother: Your son who loves you very much. There are big mountains and the village is very pretty. There are a lot of farms and we look for blackberries and raspberries and white mulberries.
I hug you with all my heart.
How good You are, how kind and if one had to count the number of goodnesses and kindnesses You have done, one would never finish. It is You who command. It is You who are justice, it is You who reward the good and punish the evil. After that, I ask You one thing only: Make my parents come back, my poor parents protect them even more than You protect me so that I can see them again as soon as possible.
Make them come back again. I had such a good mother and such a good father! I have such faith in You and I thank You in advance. The children were all deported to Auschwitz and killed.The rabbi replied, “The fact that there are Holocaust survivors who, after all they endured, can still keep faith, is itself, the greatest miracle of all.” Related Resources Related Films.
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