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Schindlers list

Oscar Schindler

Oskar Schindler would never have been anyone's ideal savior, especially for the Jewish
community. He was an open member of the Nazi party, a womanizer, a gambler, an alcoholic,
and was extremely money hungry, but was successfully able to rescue and save from death
over twelve hundred Jewish men and women. Schindler was born on April 28th, 1908 in
Zwittua, Czechoslavakia. He was born Catholic and into a wealthy family, but started early
on a life of sin. In 1930 he moved to Poland in hopes of becoming a success in business.
As the Holocaust was just in its' beginnings, he was able to get his hands on an enamel
wear factory on Lapowa Street in in Krakow. This was one of the factories that used to
owned and ran by a Jewish individual, but was then stripped away from them like all other
businesses that were stolen away from the Jewish people during the Holocaust. The location
of the factory was only a few miles away from the ghettos. Schindler quickly moved in on
the SS officers and tried to make close ties with them in order to gain connections with
high authority. He showered them with women, money, alcohol, and other desired objects.
From his new acquaintances he obtained free employment from the Jewish "slaves" of the
labor camps. In order to keep his factory and the money he was making, Schindler changed
his factory to cater to wartime needs. The factory was modified from producing enamel
wares to ammuntion, but the ammunition was faulty and did not work. Schindler was now
making a large amount of profits, but he noticed that all his money was going into saving
and caring for his "Schindlerjuden" or Schindler's children. The "Schindlerjuden" were
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