Zyklon B Essay | Zyklon-B Gas and Its Use During the Reign of the Nazis

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Zyklon-B Gas and Its Use During the Reign of the Nazis

Summary: This essay focuses on the deadly Zyklon-B and how it was used by the Germans during WWII. Examines the various gas chambers used during the war and how this hydrocanic acid was used to kill millions of Jews in concentration camps.
Hitler's forces used gassing as a means of mass murder. Gassing was used because it was

the least costly and most efficient way to exterminate many people at once. A Gassing

chamber was about thirty by seven yards, had white plaster walls and metal plates

positioned on the ceiling which looked like shower heads. On doctor's orders, the SS-

Unterschyarfuerher would begin the gassing process. He ordered the victims to strip, and

then proceed to the next room where they get all their body hair shaved. Occasionally

they were handed soap and towels (so as to fool them, to get into the "shower"). The

prisoners were then ordered to raise their arms and enter. (The reason they were told to

raise their arms was because the more packed it was, the faster they would suffocate. It

was so tightly...

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