History Discussion

To prepare for class, please read:

THE “EVACUATION” OF GERMAN JEWS (1942), 136A-137B

VICTOR KLEMPERER BEARS WITNESS (1942), 137B-139A

SAM MUSTAFA, THE NAZI CAMP SYSTEM, 139-140A

RUDOLF HOESS ON AUSCHWITZ (1946), 140A-141A

PUBLIC OPINION DURING THE THIRD REICH, 141B-144A

MILTON MAYER, THEY THOUGHT THEY WERE FREE (1955), 144B-156A

TL; DR – Read Course Reader 136A-156A

Please answer the following question in the form of a solid paragraph (AT LEAST 4-5 sentences each),

What were the Jewish experiences during evacuations?  How did the reality of their experiences differ from public opinion?