The Holocaust

Mr.Rider 4 period Benjamin Legg

-also known as the Hashoah

- of the 9 million that lived in Europe , about two-thirds was killed

- over one million Jewish children were killed

- some used holocaust to blame other Nazi mass murders

- based on evidence ten million citizens were killed

- many Jewish died from exhaustion

- concentration camps were built to put POW into slave labor

- the Holocaust was led by Adolfo Hitler and the Nazi party

- there was networks of over 40,000 camps

- holocaust came from Holokaustos which meant sacrifice by fire

- the genocide was carried out in stages

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