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Holocaust

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 methodically murdered in a genocide, one of the largest in history, and part of a broader aggregate of acts of oppression and killings of various ethnic and political groups in Europe by the Nazis. Every arm of Germany's bureaucracy was invo ... more on Wikipedia

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19 Holocaust Survivors Tell Haunting Stories of Life In Concentration Camps 411.9k views Nazi death camps have received a great deal of attention in film and popular culture. Accounts of Holocaust survivors and li...
What Happened To Concentration Camp Prisoners Immediately After Liberation? 92k views World War II concentration camp liberation began on July 23, 1944, when Soviet soldiers entered the Majdanek ...
The Angel of Auschwitz Saved Thousands of Lives By Defying The Nazis 26.5k views During WWII - in one of the darkest periods of world history - a drama of epic proportions unfolded behind the high bri...
The Complicated History Of Anne Frank's Diary 14.3k views Most students have read The Diary of Anne Frank; it's a bestseller and important part of history. Whether it's vie...
14 Fascinating Things Most People Don't Know About Anne Frank's Family 194.8k views Anne Frank's story was first published in 1947, under the title The Annex. Since then, the work now known as The Diary ...
The Best Books About The Holocaust 2k votes List of best books about the Holocaust, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on the Holocau...
Facts About Elie Wiesel And The Story Behind Night 19.8k views Author, activist, and Holocaust survivor Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel was born in Sighet, Romania, on September 30, 1928....
Meet The Ballerina Who Murdered A Nazi And Incited A Concentration Camp Uprising 1.4k views Many horrors of Nazi concentration camps became evident to the world after they were liberated at the end of World War ...
The Rare Color Photo That Captured The Moment Hitler Declared War On The U.S. 13.5k views Only four days after the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States (which had managed to remain mo...
One Of The Deadliest Concentration Camps From World War II Wasn't Even Run By The Nazis 18k views The horrors of Nazi concentration camps during WWII remain well-known and documented throughout history. Less...
The Saga Of The St. Louis Reveals How The US Sent Jewish Refugees To Their Death 7.9k 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 990 views As a short Nicholas Winton documentary shows, amidst the misery and horror of the Holocaust, thousands of liv...
Hitler Tested Cyanide On His Own Dog To Make Sure It Was Lethal 17.7k views On April 29, 1945, with Benito Mussolini dead and Allied forces getting ever closer to taking Berlin, Adolf Hitler knew he h...
The Famous Photo That Captured The Moment The Holocaust Was Finally Over 2.1k views What began as a German prisoner of war camp quickly grew into one of the most gruesome and notorious landmarks of ...
This Infamous Photo Captures The Moment The Last Jew In Vinnista Was Murdered 4.6k views Inside the photo album of a WWII German soldier lay a startling evidence of the atrocities committed against Jews during the...

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