Schindler's List Analysis

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Schindler’s List Summary: Schindler’s List is the true story of an extraordinary man who outwitted the Nazis who saved hundreds of Jews from the gas chambers during World War II. In September 1939, the Polish Army was defeated by the German forces within 3 weeks. The Jews were commanded to register all their family members and relocate to the major cities. More than 10,000 Jews used to arrive in Krakow daily from the countryside. The steam locomotives used to transport Jews from various parts of Poland to Krakow, where on the train platform the government officials registered the refugees. Names and lists are the two major figures used throughout the movie. Oskar Schindler was an ethnic German who arrived in the city of Krakow hoping to make a fortune. Schindler acted as an opportunistic member of the Nazi party who lavished bribes upon the SS (Schutzstaffel) and army officials who were in charge of the procurement. Schindler obtains the aid of Itzhak Stern, a bespectacled, timid local Jewish official who had contacts with black marketers and the Jewish business community. Stern arranges a meeting for Schindler with few Jews businessmen and since the Jews, by law, could not own businesses, Schindler tells them that he would pay them in product and not money if they invest. A profiteer,…show more content…
Schindler also permitted the Jews to observe the Sabbath and spent much of his fortune that he acquired in Poland to bribe Nazi officials. He surprised his wife while she was in church during mass by telling her that she was the only woman in his life (despite previously being a womanizer). She accompanied him to the factory to assist him. He ran out of money just as the German army surrendered, which ended the war in

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