Oskar Schindler

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In History
  • Joining the Nazis Party

    Joining the Nazis Party
    As WWII was beginning Oskar operated another factory that employed more Jews.
  • Schindler's Jobs throughout his life/during the war

    Schindler's Jobs throughout his life/during the war
    Schindler held a variety of jobs, including working in his fathers farm machinery, opening a drive school and selling government property during the war.
  • Germans getting killed

    Germans getting killed
    Millions of German were killed and imprisoned because they did not fit the image of a "perfect" German.
  • Oskar's Schindler is arrested

    Oskar's Schindler is arrested
    Schindler gets charged with spying and was sentenced to death, but got released when Germany came.
  • Schindler service

    Schindler service
    Schindler served in the Czechoslovak army in 1938.
  • Germany invaded Poland

    Germany invaded Poland
    Once War World II started Schindler left his wife and traveled to Krakow, hoping to profit from the impending war.
  • Schindler creating his factory

    Schindler creating his factory
    Schindler built a factory for Jews only, to produce goods for the German military, starting off with 45 employees, 1,700 in 1944.
  • Schindler and the black market

    Schindler and the black market
    Oskar started to bribe high ranking German officers, wanting to expand his business.
  • Before WWII

    Before WWII
    Germany was ruled by a man named Adolf Hitler. He wanted Germany to rule Europe, and to gain more land and power.
  • German forces going through Europe

    German forces going through Europe
    Adolf Hitler and his army went through France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark and Greece, there are many more.
  • The U.S didn't join the war until 1941

    The U.S didn't join the war until 1941
    The US declared war on Japan and in turn, it's Germany Allies.
  • Schindler's life-savings list

    Schindler's life-savings list
    Nazis opened a work camp for Jews, Schindler would bribe the Nazis to save Jews lives.
  • Unauthorized aid to Jews

    Unauthorized aid to Jews
    Police arrested him three times, while he owned his factory still, but were unable to charge him.
  • Labor Camp

    Labor Camp
    Nazis made the labor camp a concentration camp, where all Jews were to be sent to a death camp.
  • Deutsche Emailewaren-Fabrick Factory

    Deutsche Emailewaren-Fabrick Factory
    Schindler hired Jewish workers because they were less expensive.
  • Schindler creates a Jews list

    Schindler creates a Jews list
    Schindler created a list with over 1,100 Jewish names to take them for the new factory.
  • Schindler hiding Jews in his factory

    Schindler hiding Jews in his factory
    The Jewish employees spent the remaining months of the war hiding in his factory.
  • How many people died in WW2

    How many people died in WW2
    64 million people died including Jews, Germans and many more.
  • The Germans surrounded

    The Germans surrounded
    Allied army crossed from Britain to free France from Nazi rule, Allied armies invaded Germany, forcing the Germans to surrender.
  • Later life and death

    Later life and death
    Schindler fled to Argentina to avoid persecution for his previous spying.