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The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jewry by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. Jews were the primary victims — six million were murdered; Gypsies, the handicapped and Poles were also targeted for destruction or decimation for racial, ethnic, or national reasons. Millions more, including homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, Soviet prisoners of war and political dissidents, also suffered grievous oppression and death under Nazi tyranny.

Introduction to the Holocaust US Holocaust Memorial Museum

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The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jewry by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. Jews were the primary victims — six million were murdered; Gypsies, the handicapped and Poles were also targeted for destruction or decimation for racial, ethnic, or national reasons. Millions more, including homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, Soviet prisoners of war and political dissidents, also suffered grievous oppression and death under Nazi tyranny.

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    Encountering Auschwitz

    Encountering Auschwitz

    • 9 min
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    The Holocaust and World War II (animated map)

    The Holocaust and World War II (animated map)

    • 6 min
    How Might Another Holocaust be Prevented?

    How Might Another Holocaust be Prevented?

    • 1 hr 28 min
    History of the Holocaust: An Overview

    History of the Holocaust: An Overview

    Chronology of the Holocaust

    Chronology of the Holocaust

    37 Short Personal Biographies ("Identification Cards")

    37 Short Personal Biographies ("Identification Cards")

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