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             Did you know that six million people were murdered in death camps called concentration camps? Most of these people were Jewish. It began in Germany with Adolf Hitler who hated the Jews. In 1933 he was chancellor of Germany. The Jews began to lose their rights. Germany starts to take over countries like Poland, Czechoslovakia, France, Denmark, and Norway. Germany, under Hitler's control started to build concentration camps like Auschwitz and Dachau. World War II had begun.
             ADOLF HITLER.
             Adolf Hitler was born Adolf Schicklgruber on April 20, 1889 in Austria. When he was a teenager he wanted to become an artist and tried to attend a school in Vienna. The school did not accept him. .
             Adolf eventually took his mother's maiden name, Hitler. He moved to Germany in 1913 and joined the German Army in World War I. When the war ended Hitler joined a small group called the German Workers Party. They eventually became known as the Nazis. Hitler tried to take over the government. He was arrested and thrown in jail. While Hitler was in jail he wrote a book. The book talked about how he hated the Jews. Many people joined the Nazi party. Hitler was making symbols of powers for the Nazis. He bent the Christian Cross into the swastika. He called his men Storm Troopers. In 1933 he was elected chancellor of Germany. .
             The Nazis did not like the Jewish people, they encouraged people to join with them and dislike them too. The night of November 9, 1938 became known as Kristallnacht, " Night of broken Glass". A Jewish man had shot a German soldier the day before. This angered the Nazis and they punished all the Jew because the Nazis said all Jews were to blame. Nazi thugs set fire to Jewish people's properties in Germany. The broken glass of Jewish stores and home was all over the streets of German cities and towns. All the synagogues in Germany were destroyed. Thousands of Jewish people were loaded up on to trucks and cattle cars to be sent to Concentration Camps.

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