Of the nine million Jews who had lived in Europe at the time before the Holocaust, approximately two-thirds were perished. In particular, over one million Jewish children were killed in the Holocaust, as were approximately two million Jewish women and three million Jewish men. The Nazi’s didn’t only get rid of Jewish civilizations, but they also found and killed millions of people in other groups, including Romani, Soviet prisoners of the war,
“Genocide is the systematic and purposeful destruction of a racial or cultural group. During WWII about 6 million Jews were killed the other 5million were homosexuals, gypsies, and etc. The elements that lead to the Holocaust were totalitarism combined with nationalism, the history of anti- Semitism, Hitler’s belief in the master race, and the Final Solution. Totalitarism centralized control by an autocratic authority and political
Auschwitz was the largest extermination center in Poland; it was used for the Jews who lived in Germany or other countries occupied by Germany. But overall the Holocaust was responsible for the death of nearly two out of every three European Jews. These people either died from starvation, gas
South Serbia was dominated by German rule. According to German calculation during the war, eye witness accounts and the trials at Nuremberg in 1947 after the war ended, those killed in the city of Kragujevac, Serbia, alone totaled between 2,300 and 7,000 people. Among those slaughtered were men, women and children of Jewish, Roma and Serbian descent. Opened in December of 1941 and shut down in September 1944, Sajmiste Concentration Camp was located just outside of Belgrade in the Independent State of Croatia. According to historical accounts, the majority of the Serbians murdered during World War II were executed at Sajmiste Concentration Camp, under Nazi rule.
At this time there were 9 million Jews in Europe. The Nazis killed 6 million of them. That is 2/3 of the Jewish population gone. They were people just like you and me. And they were senselessly murdered just because they were different.
The crimes committed during the Holocaust devastated most European Jewish communities and eliminated hundreds of Jewish communities in occupied eastern Europe entirely. The Holocaust must be remembered as a unique atrocity, distinct from any other. To compare the Holocaust with Hiroshima, for example, denies and hides the historic role of German and Christian anti-Semitism that lead to and helped Hitler's theories. Therefore, such a comparison shows that Americans are no worse than the Nazis, and that Hitler was no worse than Truman. So how could we forget about something so tragic?
For every act of defiance and murder of a Nazi solider, a Jew and his family would be executed, sometimes even whole villages of Jews. The armed resistance can be divided into three separate categories; ghetto revolts, resistance within the concentration camps and partisan warfare. The vast majority of Jews that participated in any type of these resistances were caught and executed. The main four obstacles to an arm resistance for the Jews were their weapon supply being close to nothing, most Polish and other non-Jews were unwilling to provide arms to them, when arms could be obtained it was at great cost or by theft, they had no intelligence on Nazi activity and the fear of the local population aiding the Nazis in rounding up the Jews. It was always clear that no matter how hard they fought or by whatever means they resisted with arms, they did not have a real chance to stopping the
Children of the Holocaust The holocaust started in 1933 when Adolf Hitler rose to power in Germany, and ended in 1945 by the Allied powers. Over eleven million people died during the holocaust, with six million of them being Jews. The sad thing is that over one million of these deaths were children.  Many children’s childhoods were ripped away from them as they were taken away from their parents and put in concentrations camps. Of the many children that lived during the Holocaust, only a few survived.
During the Holocaust, it is estimated that as a direct result, about eleven million people were killed (“The Holocaust”). A large number of these deaths occurred in concentration camps, which were camps used to torture and kill political prisoners, such as Communists and Social Democrats. Concentration Camps were horrific as many people were killed and tortured, and many people were killed before they even made it to the camps. Concentration camps were a type of camp that Adolf Hitler built as prisons for his political opponents. There were at least 17 different types of camps that included death camps and police camps for delinquent youths (Fordham).
At the beginning of 1933 the Jewish population in the 21 countries of Europe was nine million people. By the year of 1945 two out of every three European Jews had been killed. Holocaust survivor Abel Herzberg says; “There was not six million Jews murdered, there was one murder six million times.” The hate and prejudice that