Class Discussion Notes from Oct. 12

Hunger Plan

Barbarossa

Molotov-Ribbentrop

Pogram

Operation Hermann (Goering)

Lebensraum- Aryan race (white surpremacy, anyone?)

General Plan “Ost”

Operation Reinhard

Social Darwinism- 19th century idea that reaches its peak during the 1940s

“Winning race”: ubermensch, “losing race”: undermensch

They didn’t really think that they were better, just that they had to be better or they’d fuckin’ die. The Slavs and the Jews were the enemies

Madagascar Plan- All of the Jews in Europe go on boats and go to Madagascar (French came up with this plan)

Send Germans out East to the farmland to Leibensraum

Plan C: Hunger Plan
Plan D: Final Solution