Thursday, April 7, 2011

An introduction

Many groups and people were persecuted during the Holocaust, not just the Jews. The Nazi party wanted a 'master race' and proved to not stop at anything to rid their country of people they believed did not contribute to the ideal of the master race. These people were marked and tagged by specific colours which included:
- Yellow star of David marked the Jews
- Pink triangle marked gay men
- Purple triangle marked Jehovah witnesses
- Black triangle marked Gypsies/asocial
- Red triangle marked political prisoners
- Green triangle marked criminals

Even more people, such as the mentally and physically disabled were killed off for having a 'life unworthy of life'.

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