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According to the morals of the society, execution of mass murder by soldiers is an inhumane act that erodes morals accorded to life and its significance. The reason of committing the mass murder by the help of the soldiers is Germany was to uphold Germany’s superiority against other races (Browning 16). The soldiers that carried out this particular mass murder also demonstrated lack of humanity to the innocent Jews. Thousands of the recruited police and soldiers armed with ammunition surrounded the unarmed Jews with the intention only to kill them hardheartedly (Browning 6). In addition, the armed soldiers and police officers shoot the unarmed Jews with intent to kill in ravines, ditches and forests. Hence, soldiers as the perpetrators of the mass murder depicts how one during their time would turn to be influential such that he could dictate the existence of other especially the Jews who were the victims of the day. Consequently, this power and influential status of the soldiers prompted them to commit atrocities.
One of the significant aspects that transformed soldiers to merciless killers was their respective psychological transformations dictated by circumstances, which they were in during then. Respective psychological transformations experienced by soldiers compelled them to unleash torture as well as exterminate innocent and helpless Jews (Browning 171). Transformation in this case implies abrupt change due to circumstance from being or behaving like an ordinary man to individuals who are merciless and ready to participate in committing serious historical crimes against humanity, which is by killing the defenceless through shooting as they did to Jews.
The perpetrators of the German holocaust showed a sense of loyalty and obedience to their government. Each perpetrator was a subject to the ruling government under the Nazi
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This paper was written by first carrying out a thorough and comprehensive literature search. From such literature, possible answers to the questions raised were considered. A deeper analysis of the literature was also carried out in order to weed out the essential elements of the resource materials.
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This genocidal period became a part of the history back in the beginning of the nineteenth century when Adolf Hitler came into power and became eligible enough to execute his Anti-Semitic agendas in a well-structured manner. The Holocaust is well preserved with its very beginning from Lithuania moving on to the execution of the Madagascar plan followed by the extermination camps which were introduced for distinct set of people and purposes along with the ultimate Anti-Semitic motive.
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