Death Marches A Level Revision Notes


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Lesson Snapshot:

  • A massive Soviet offensive in eastern Belarus permitted Soviet forces to overrun the first of the major Nazi concentration camps, Lublin/Majdanek
  • Heinrich Himmler ordered evacuation toward the interior of the Reich
  • In the summer and early autumn months of 1944, most of the evacuations started
  • Evacuations were carried out by train or by ship
  • The SS guards had strict orders to kill prisoners who could no longer walk or travel
  • During these death marches, the SS guards brutally mistreated the prisoners
  • Responsibility for the Holocaust
  • Hitler’s Personal Role in the Holocaust

Revision Notes:

  • Aimed at Students studying across AS/A2 or equivalent
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  • Use with other Holocaust History Lessons & Resources
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