The Holocaust lessons were created to help students learn about the Holocaust from the testimonies of Holocaust survivors. Lesson 10 provides a glimpse of the after-effects of the experiences that these survivors endured and what their experiences should teach to all of us, and also some advice, such as avoiding generalizing based on nationality or religion: judge instead by a person's deeds.
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
None necessary, but computers with internet access and a word processing program will help students complete the lesson progression.
Handout 10A: German Officers State Their Case; Handout 10B: Himmler Speaks To The SS Leaders
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