The Holocaust didn’t start with killing, it started with dehumanizing Jews and other “undesirables”. Convince the population that those deemed by the Nazi regime as inferior, were just that,inferior.
Throughout the war they humiliated Jews, just killing wasn’t good enough they had to be mocked and ridiculed also, for they were considered to be sub human so basically the SS and others could do as they pleased.
The picture above is of a Jewish woman sitting on a bench in Vienna, designated as a “For Jews Only” bench.
It wasn’t only the Germans it was every one who had bought in to this Nazi ideology that mistreated Jews.
Slovak soldiers humiliating Lipa Baum, during the deportation of the Jews of Stropkov.
SS officers and camp guards humiliating a Jewish man
Vienna Jews being forced to scrub the sidewalks here are being overseen by Hitler Youth boys, including some very young…
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