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Holocaust FAQs

Holocaust FAQs

Everything you need to know from the beginning to the end.

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Historical Background: Rise of Hitler

Historical Background: Rise of Hitler

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Germany’s defeat in World War I produced fertile ground for a Nationalistic movement.

Germany against the Jews

Germany against the Jews

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Hatred of the Jews was codified into law.

Scientific Jew Hatred

Scientific Jew Hatred

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Even German science was twisted against the Jews.

Kristallnacht & Kicking the Jews Out

Kristallnacht & Kicking the Jews Out

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The screws tighten against German Jewry, culminating in the Night of Broken Glass.

German Expansion & War

German Expansion & War

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Hitler’s insatiable appetite swallows up most of Europe.

The Ghettos

The Ghettos

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Nazi plans for the Jews become increasingly murderous and barbaric.

The Final Solution

The Final Solution

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The Nazi decision to brutally exterminate every single Jew.

Deportation to the Camps

Deportation to the Camps

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Cattle cars stuffed with human cargo became rolling death wagons.

Slave Labor

Slave Labor

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Those Jews fortunate enough to escape immediate death, were subjected to back-breaking labor, morning till night.

Gas Chambers and Crematoria

Gas Chambers and Crematoria

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The Nazi murder machine operated at peak efficiency.

Jewish Resistance & Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Jewish Resistance & Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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Putting to rest the canard that Jews went “as sheep to the slaughter.”

Allied Rescue Efforts

Allied Rescue Efforts

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In spite of the war effort, nothing was done to halt the transports to the camps.

Final Days of War & Liberation

Final Days of War & Liberation

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Final acts of hatred preceded the long-awaited liberation.