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What was the purpose of the "Finial Solution"?

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What was the purpose of the "Finial Solution"? Hitler introduced the finial solution in order to exterminate the Jews. He felt he had to adopt this measure as a result of his invasion of Russia in 1941. By occupying Russia, he now had to get rid of six million more Jews. His prior polices of laws and emigration would no longer be successful and so the drastic policy of the "finial solution" was adopted Prior to the finial solution, Hitler treated the Jews differently. He used laws to discriminate against the Jews, and slowly take away their rights. Through such laws as, the Nuremberg law, Hitler was able to gradually lower the place of the Jew in Germanys society. Examples of how he did this were, how he got rid of Jewish people from important jobs such as doctors and lawyers. On April 1st, nationwide boycotting of Jewish shops and businesses began. In July 23rd 1938, all Jews were issued with separate identity cards. By 1939, Jewish citizens had no place in German society. All Jews were made give up their possessions and were evicted from their homes and forced into designated Jewish accommodations. ...read more.

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We learn this from source B. Hitler's plans were to keep al the Jews in a small place together away from the rest of the world, and other cities. It was here that he would begin his "war of inhalation!" How reliable is source A as a representation of life in the Warsaw Ghetto? No one source is always 100% reliable. Source A is reliable to a certain extent. It tells us of how the Jewish people were treated in the "Ghettos". It tells us of the situations and living standards of the Ghettos, and how the people within the walls felt. "Terrible feeling, like being caught in a trap with no way out." The videos footage shows us scenes of naked bodies lying in the middle of the streets, and dead bodies being hauled about in carts. All these images bring about a frightening atmosphere of how life was for the Jewish people within the Ghettos. This source is reliable to a certain extent, as it has an eyewitness retelling the events that happened there, he tells us of the terrible conditions. "I takes a very long time for someone to die from starvation, a very long time-a painful death." ...read more.

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Each source gives us a version of what life was like in the ghetto. Each source tells us something different. Source A is by a person who is very ante-Hitler. This German solider wants to portray Hitler in the worst possible ay. This is why the source only tells us those bad points of the ghettos, so that its audience will see Hitler as a truly evil person. Source D gives us a more balanced outlook to the ghetto. It gives us both the good and bad sides to the ghetto. Source F gives us good points also. None of these sources give us a full and accurate picture of life in the ghetto. Each source tells us deferent things about it. Each source is from different sides and sources, so none can be fully reliable, due to them may being biased or edited to only show what they want to show, what they only want to be seen. We can develop a small picture of that life in the ghettos was like. Alone the sources do not provide a full and accurate picture but when used in conjunction with one other they certainly provide a more full picture of what life was like in the ghetto. ...read more.

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