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The Holocaust:

The Truth about This


Great Destruction of the
Jewish People


The Holocaust: The Truth about This Great
Destruction of the Jewish People


The year was 1938. All across Germany the Nazi propaganda machine had been spewing out lies
and deceptions about the Jews, trying to rally the German people behind their effort to eventually
eliminate every last Jew. Germany had had many economic problems due, in part, to the strict
reparations imposed on them by the League of Nations and the Great Depression which came in
1929 (a) (See Works Cited at the end). The Nazis had blamed the Jews for their economy. They
had blamed the Jews for their problems and the hatred of the Jews was reaching a boiling point.


Anti-Semitism in Medieval Europe


Like their European ancestors before them, the citizens of Nazi Germany blamed the Jews for
their national and personal problems. Blaming the Jews for problems and then killing them later
is nothing the Nazis invented. Nearly 550 years earlier, in 1389, hatred toward the Jews was also
boiling over in the medieval city of Prague.

The Jews were not allowed to live with the rest of the
people of most European cities and instead lived in
separate communities called Ghettos. Due to a
Catholic belief that Catholics should not be creditors
or tax collectors, those jobs were left for the
Jews (c). This sadly gave the Europeans an excuse to
hate them more. Jews were blamed for sicknesses
which were really due to bad hygiene and other
problems. In 1389, citizens of Prague massacred
thousands of Jews in the Prague Ghetto and looted
and ransacked their homes (b).


Kristallnacht



Fast-forwarding to 1938, over five-hundred years later,
Nazi Germany was also blaming the Jews for her
problems. The propaganda was working and during the
night of November 910 (later called Kristallnacht),
thousands of Germans took out their anger on the Jews.
Across Germany (which included Austria at the time)
over 1,000 synagogues were set ablaze and
approximately 7,500 Jewish businesses were looted and vandalized (d). During the chaos, over
90 Jews were murdered and 30,000 were arrested. While this horror was taking place, fire
brigades and police were told to let Jewish properties burn and be vandalized. They could only
intervene if Aryan properties were accidentally harmed (d).


Tragic Events Leading Up to the Holocaust


The Nazi government had been preparing the Germans for their ultimate goal of erasing the Jews
from the face of the Earth. They knew that the German people would not accept the Holocaust
the very moment Hitler first came to power. During the early years of Hitlers reign, Nazis
conducted a large propaganda campaign to brainwash the German people into hating the Jews. In
the early days, Jews were strongly encouraged to leave Germany, but only if they paid a large
fine, which many Jews couldnt afford (a). Many did not because they had always lived in
Germany and had family and friends there. Time went on and the persecution of the Jews got
more intense.

In 1934, many Jewish businesses had the word Jude written on their windows and SA (or
Sturmabteilung) thugs tried to deter people from entering
the Jewish establishments (a). Laws were passed early on
in agreement with Nazis desire for a pure Aryan race.
The Law for the Protection of German Blood and German
Honor, enacted in 1935, made it impossible for Jews and
Germans to marry and gave severe penalties if it was
disobeyed (e). As time went on, the age-old spirit of anti-
semitism began growing stronger and the German people
accepted the measures taken to persecute Jews.

Jewish schoolchildren were allowed to be bullied and anti-
semitic lies were taught at the schools (a). When Jews went
to buy food for their families, they were turned away from
many grocery stores (a). Five years after Hitler became
Chancellor of Germany, Kristallnacht the night of
broken glassarrived on November 9, 1938.

After that time, the persecution of the Jews became more
intense. In 1939, Der Strmer, a German newspaper, boldly
stated: "The Jewish people ought to be exterminated root
and branch. Then the plague of pests would have disappeared in Poland at one stroke (f).





(SA men stand in front of a Jewish shop to
deter Germans from entering.)
Hitlers Final Solution



This extermination of the Jewish people became a
concrete plan in 1941, after a couple years of
discussion and planning. Before 1941, Hitler and his
high command wanted to eventually exterminate the
Jews, but after first resettling them in non-German
lands (g). There were apparently no concrete plans for
the mass-extermination of the Jews until Operation
Barbarossa took place (the German invasion of Russia
in 1941) (g).

"Gentlemen, Hans Frank, the Nazi Gauleiter of
Poland, said during a December 16, 1941 cabinet
meeting, I must ask you to rid yourselves of all
feeling of pity. We must annihilate the Jews wherever we find them and wherever it is possible
in order to maintain there the structure of the Reich as a whole..." (h).



By January of 1942, the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration / extermination camp was beginning
Hitlers Final Solution (h). Millions of Jews and many thousands of other ethnic groups (such
as Poles and Gypsies) who the Nazis called
inferior races were mass-murdered at the
dozens of extermination camps throughout
Nazi-occupied Europe.

Trains loaded to the brim brought Jews into
the death camps where they awaited their
doom. Prisoners would be stripped of all their
possessions and clothes and herded toward the
gas chambers where lethal Zyklon-B gas
would be released (i). The SS soldiers told the
prisoners that they were going to be bathed
and disinfected. Once the poison had done its
work, the corpses were hauled off to be
cremated by Sonderkommando
prisoners (i). Thick clouds of black smoke
ascended into the air as the murdered bodies
were burned in crematoriums or in the open air
and their ashes were buried to hide all trace of
the massacre taking place (i).

(After the war, piles of eyeglasses, rings, shoes, prosthetic limbs,
personal belongings, and clothes were found in storage warehouses
at Auschwitz-Birkenau.)
IG Farbens Involvement


Some prisoners, who were not sent to the gas chambers, were delegated to
work crews that dug ditches and formed a slave labor force in factories, such
as those belonging to IG Farben. Many of these Jews and Poles were worked
to death and were replaced by a fresh supply coming from the European
continent (j). During World War 2, IG Farben made use of thousands of
prisoners for slave labor. They lived and worked in horrible conditions and
many committed suicide (j). If a prisoner was too weak to be of use, he was
sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau or another concentration camp to be
exterminated (j).

Even though it was proved in court that IG Farben committed these
atrocities (including supporting Hitlers Final Solution) the company
executives were later released from prison and acquitted by 1951 (k). The
Cold War had come and Americas desire to side with the Germans in
building up Germany trumped the desire for justice (j).


Anti-Semitism Today


Now, decades after the atrocities of the anti-semitic
Nazis, and with memories of the Holocaust fading with
time, anti-semitism has reemerged stronger than the
years just after World War 2. It has resurfaced like a
monster rising from the ocean and has shown its ugly
head in Ukraine where there is a clash of factions
fighting for control over the country. It has appeared in
France and across Europe and in America. Jewish
schools and gravestones have been spray painted with
Nazi symbols. In Ukraine, many Jews are afraid to leave
the house to make a quick trip to the store. In the Middle East, the fraudulent Protocols of the
Elders of Zion is highly popular. (We exposed this book which plagiarized an earlier work in a
previous article.)

The Jews are hated not because they did anything to deserve it. They are hated today for the
same reason Hitler and the Nazis hated them: they are Gods chosen people. Jews are special to
God, who appointed their nation to be the capital of Christs Millennial Kingdom. Gods Word
says in Isaiah 2

Isaiah 2:1-5 (bold / underline added)

2:1 The word that Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem.

2 And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be
established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all
nations shall flow unto it.

3 And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the
Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will
walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord
from Jerusalem.

4 And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall
beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift
up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

5 O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the Lord.


I encourage you to consider the truth that Hitler and the Nazis did not want to acknowledge: the
Jews are special to God and to hate them is to hate God. The Bible, Gods Word, says

1 John 3:15: Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer
hath eternal life abiding in him.

Genesis 12:3: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and
in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Isaiah 60:12: "For the nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish; yea, those
nations shall be utterly wasted."


Would you like to find out how to Know God's Name?


IF YOU ARE SEEKING TO KNOW GOD, please read this message.

God loves us so much that He sent His Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins and
shed His precious blood to pay for all of these sins. (See John 3:16 and 1 Corinthians 15:3-5.)

If you repent (turn away) from your sins (Acts 3:19), and believe and confess aloud that Christ
has done this for you (Romans 10:9-10), and have made Him your Lord and Savior (again
Romans 10:9-10) you are saved.

Now seek God with all your heart. Seek to know Him and you will (Jeremiah 29:13).

John 17:3 says: "And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus
Christ, whom thou hast sent.

Jeremiah 29:13 says: And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all
your heart.

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