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10th gr. Global History/ Facing History and Ourselves: Oskar Schindler

Research Question:

Was Oskar Schindler a collaborator and/ opportunist OR a true Upstander?

 

Some people see a man named Oskar Schindler as a true hero who saved those on a list of 1000+ Jews. But, was he an upstander? After all is said and done, he was a member of the Nazi Party after all. You will examine documents to evaluate if he should be honored as a rescuer. Or is he merely someone who used the Holocaust to profit as he worked with/ collaborated with the Nazis?

Required Resources:

Oscar Schindler: The Untold Account of His Life, Wartime Activities, and the True Story Behind the List

     See Yolanda for the book.

Testimonies from Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust about Oskar Schindler

      See your packet!

Additional Resources