Two young Jews are humiliated in front of their classmates at a school in Germany in 1935. Before the Holocaust began in earnest, the Nazis began a policy of ever-increasing discrimination, intolerance and outright abuse against the Jews, from the top offices of Govt., right down to classrooms and schoolyards. The words on the blackboard read, "The Jew is our greatest enemy! Beware of the Jew!"
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This authentic 15-ton freight car is one of several types that were used to deport Jews. Its cramped interior would have held 80 to 100 people. Deportation trains usually carried between 1,000 and 2,000 people whose crushing weight slowed the speed of travel to about 30 mph, greatly prolonging the ordeal.