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Final Solution


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Invasion of Poland
start of WWII, Sept 1, 1939
3 million
amount of Jews living in Nazi occupied Poland
Ghettos
A confined area of a city in which Jews could be controlled and segregated from general population until they were sent to concentration camps.
Operation Barbarossa
The code name for the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, which Hitler predicted would take only six months but ended up miring the German armies for more than two years.
Einsatzgruppen
Special SS Units who killed Jews in mass graves at the start of the Second World War.
Wannsee Conference
A January 1942 conference during which Nazi officials decided to implement the "final solution" to the "Jewish question"—a euphemism for the extermination of European Jews and other minorities at concentration camps in eastern Europe.
Death Camps
Camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany for the purpose of killing prisoners immediately.
5 death camps
Auschwitz, Treblinka, Sobibor, Chelmno, and Belzec
Selection
an assortment of things from which a choice can be made
zyklon b
gas used to kill jews in gas chambers
Lebensborn
The reproduction program provided by the SS to single women
Social Democratic Party
By 1914, the largest single party in the German Reichstag; represented the left of the political spectrum, held a Marxist political and economic philosophy, and adapted to cooperation within the democratic system. Socialist democrats advoc…
Landsberg Prison
Hitler was imprisoned here after the Munich Putsch
Protocols of the Elders of Zion
The conspiracy theory that said the Jews were planning to make a state of Israel
The Autobahn
The highway system installed to help boost the economy by creating jobs
Adolf Eichmann
Deputy of the SS responsible for the Final Solution
Blitzkrieg
Lighting war -- a typed of fast-moving warfare used by German forces to take control of Poland and other European countries in 1939.
Claus von Stauffenberg
Conspirator in the bomb plot against Hitler
Stalingrad
The Russian city where Hitler's advance was stopped
Joseph Goebbels
Propaganda minister
Nuremberg
City in Bavaria famous for the Nazi Rallies
Pastors' Emergency League
A Lutheran resistance movement
The Concordat of 1933
An agreement with the Vatican promising that the Nazis would leave the Catholic churches in Germany alone
Militarization of the Rhineland
In 1936, Germany sent troops into the Rhineland to regain control of the area.
Ruin Theory
The idea that eventually, the buildings of the Nazi State would be revered like the ruins of Rome and Athens
Alfred Hugenberg
Nationalist deputy Fuhrer in 1933
Waffen SS
The military faction of the SS
Ernst Roehm
was a German officer in the Bavarian Army and later an early Nazi leader. He was a co-founder of the Sturmabteilung the Nazi Party militia, and later was its commander. In 1934, as par…
Schutzstaffel
In German, Schutzstaffel ("protection detachment"), the elite German paramilitary unit. Originally formed as a unit to serve as Hitler's personal bodyguards, the S.S. grew and took on the duties of an elite military formation. Du…
dachau
a concentration camp for Jews dac created by the Nazis near Munich in southern Germany
Holocaust Deniers
Conspiracy theorists who believe the Holocaust never took place
The Munich Crisis
The occasion in 1938 during which the Sudetenland was lost
Franz von Papen
Chancellor of the Weimar Republic twice; helped convince Hindenburg that Hitler should be chancellor
The Nuremberg Laws
took citizenship away from Jewish Germans
Strength Through Joy
A scheme designed to benefit hard workers with cheap theatre/cinema tickets, sport events, music etc.
The Day of Potsdam
The ceremonial celebration for the opening of the new Reichstag
The Enabling Act
An extension of Article 48 of the Weimar Constitution
Euthanasia action
The program in which the weak, old, and sick were killed because they were no longer of use to the State
The Four Year Plan
A plan put into place to fix the economy and prepare for military production
Gleichschaltung
Give the German word for the 'bringing into line' policy...
Lebensraum
was an important component of Nazi ideology in Germany. The Nazis supported territorial expansionism to gain Lebensraum as being a law of nature for all healthy and vigorous peoples of superior races to displace pe…
Battle of Britain
An aerial battle fought in WW II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (Air Force) and the British Royal Air Force. The Germans carried out extensive bombing raids against Britain, which offered successful resistance.
Swing Kids
A counter-cultural movement in the younger generations
Kristallnacht
Night of the Broken Glass --German mobs and the state police throughout destroyed Jewish property, burned synagogues, and terrorized Jews on November 9, 1938.
Alfred Rosenberg
Self-styled philosopher of the Nazi party who made theoretical contributions to the cause
Otto Strasser
A left-wing member of the Nazi Party who resisted Hitler's rise to power; was executed during the Night of the Long Knives
Sudetenland
Area of Czechoslovakia, given to Hitler, containing people who spoke German.
V1 and V2 Programs
The programs developed to launch rocket bombs from the Netherlands and Belgium to Britain
Oskar Schindler
German factory owner who built factories with all Jewish workers, had a change of heart and said that they could not be taken away because he needed them for work and thus saved 1,000 Jewish lives.
Anschluss
1938, Germany absorbs Austria through this policy
The Little Fuhrers
People such as Goebbels, Goering, and Himmler, who many Germans believed were really in charge of the Nazi policy changes
Marius van der Lubbe
The Communist blamed for the Reichstag fire
Baldur von Schirach
The head of the Hitler Youth
With Burning Sorrow
The opening line of a statement from the Vatican to the Nazi government lamenting their policies against Catholics
Julius Streicher
The "arch-anti-Semite" and producer of the Sturmer newspaper
anomaly
irregularity
parsimonious
unwilling to spend
prolix
tediously wordy
extrapolation
the act of estimation by using known information
furtive
stealthy; secretive
treacherous
dangerous; hazardous
daunting
intimidating
bemused
deeply absorbed in thought
scant
tiny or minimal
alacrity
eagerness, speed
querulous
irritable
avian
related to birds
insidious
intended to entrap
irascible
easily angered
pilule
a tablet, usually made of compressed powder
rubicund
having a ruddy complexion
interlocutor
a person who takes part in a conversation
inhered
to exist permanently in
scourge
a person who inspires fear or dread
malcontent
discontent towards authority
quavering
quivering; shaking
raptor
a carnivorous bird
soporific
tending to cause sleep
flummoxed
confused
gloat
to brag about
decreptitude
weakened by the disadvantages of old age
carapace
an outer shell
juridically
to do something with demanding power
aghast
horrified
vertiginous
causing dizziness
redolent
bringing to mind
fustian
pompous
rectitude
moral uprightness
irascibility
irritability
lupine
like a wolf
prurience
sexual longing or curiosity
petulant
easily annoyed
sardonic
bitterly sarcastic
tatterdemalion
worn to shreds
superfluous
unnecessary
exonerate
to clear from a charge
defile
a disdainful stain
ostensible
appearing as such but not necessarily so
egregious
extremely bad
inexorable
inevitable
fatuous
stupid; foolish
ambit
a range or limit covered by something
dispiriting
disheartening
Nail
Out growth of epidermis, hardness is due to keratin
Nail body
Visible portion, pink due to vascular tissue underneath
Free edge
Part that sticks out
Nail root
Underneath, covered by nail body
Nail bed
Covered by nail body
Lunula
Whitish, semicircle area at proximal end
Eponychium
Cuticle
Nail matrix
Proximal part of nail bed, responsible for nail growth
Hyponychim
Thickened stratum corneum, beneath free end
Meissners corpuscle
Light touch papillary layer
Ruffinis
Pressure, stretch, heat
Pacinian corpuscle
Deep touch, reticular layer
Cold touch
Krouses end bulb
Nerve ending
Temperature, pain
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