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The Holocaust

The Holocaust

The Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, was a genocide in which approximately six million Jews were killed by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. Some historians use a definition of the Holocaust that includes the additional five million non-Jewish victims of Nazi mass murders, bringing the total to approximately eleven million. Killings took place throughout Nazi Germany and German-occupied territories. From 1941 to 1945, Jews were targeted and methodicall...

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The Best Books About The Holocaust 1.6k votes List of best books about the Holocaust, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on the Holocau...
The Angel of Auschwitz Saved Thousands of Lives By Defying The Nazis 19.1k views During WWII - in one of the darkest periods of world history - a drama of epic proportions unfolded behind the high bri...
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What Happened To Concentration Camp Prisoners Immediately After Liberation? 66.5k views World War II concentration camp liberation began on July 23, 1944, when Soviet soldiers entered the Majdanek ...
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Facts About Elie Wiesel And The Story Behind Night 9.4k views Author, activist, and Holocaust survivor Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel was born in Sighet, Romania, on September 30, 1928....
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The Saga Of The St. Louis Reveals How The US Sent Jewish Refugees To Their Death 4.5k views The saga of the MS St. Louis – a German ocean liner that set sail in 1939, filled with persecuted Jews seeking political asy...
Watch: Man Who Saved Children From Holocaust Gets Surprised By All of Them On Live TV 128 views As a short Nicholas Winton documentary shows, amidst the misery and horror of the Holocaust, thousands of liv...
This Infamous Photo Captures The Moment The Last Jew In Vinnista Was Murdered 4.0k views Inside the photo album of a WWII German soldier lay a startling evidence of the atrocities committed against Jews during the...
The Famous Photo That Captured The Moment The Holocaust Was Finally Over 1.4k views What began as a German prisoner of war camp quickly grew into one of the most gruesome and notorious landmarks of ...

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