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The genocide of European Jews during World War II. Wikipedia

  • Romani genocide

    The effort by Nazi Germany and its World War II allies to commit ethnic cleansing and eventually genocide against Europe's Romani people during the Holocaust era. Issued on 26 November 1935, classifying the Romani as "enemies of the race-based state", thereby placing them in the same category as the Jews. Wikipedia

  • Genocide of Serbs in the Independent State of Croatia

    The systematic persecution of Serbs which was committed during World War II by the fascist Ustaše regime in the Nazi German puppet state known as the Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH) between 1941 and 1945. Carried out through executions in death camps, as well as through mass murder, ethnic cleansing, deportations, forced conversions, and war rape. Wikipedia

  • German mistreatment of Soviet prisoners of war

    During World War II, Nazi Germany engaged in a policy of deliberate maltreatment of Soviet prisoners of war (POWs), in contrast to their treatment of British and American POWs. Grounded in Nazi racial theory, which depicted Slavs as sub-humans . Wikipedia

  • Kristallnacht

    Pogrom against Jews carried out by SA paramilitary forces and civilians throughout Nazi Germany on 9–10 November 1938. The German authorities looked on without intervening. Wikipedia

  • Expulsion of Poles by Nazi Germany

    Massive Nazi German operation consisting of the forced resettlement of over 1.7 million Poles from all territories of occupied Poland with the aim of their geopolitical Germanization between 1939 and 1944. The expulsions were justified by Nazi racial doctrine, which depicted Poles and other Slavs as racially inferior Untermenschen. Wikipedia

  • Intelligenzaktion Pommern

    Nazi German operation aimed at the eradication of the Polish intelligentsia in Pomeranian Voivodeship and the surrounding areas at the beginning of World War II. Part of a larger genocidal Intelligenzaktion, that took place across most of Nazi-occupied western Poland in the course of Operation Tannenberg , purposed to install Nazi officials from Sipo, Kripo, Gestapo and SD at the helm of a new administrative machine. Wikipedia

  • Jedwabne pogrom

    Massacre of Polish Jews in the town of Jedwabne, German-occupied Poland, on 10 July 1941, during World War II and the early stages of the Holocaust. Then set on fire. Wikipedia

  • Operation Tannenberg

    Codename for one of the anti-Polish extermination actions by Nazi Germany that was directed at the Poles during the opening stages of World War II in Europe, as part of the Generalplan Ost for the German colonization of the East. The shootings were conducted with the use of a proscription list (Sonderfahndungsbuch Polen), compiled by the Gestapo in the span of two years before the 1939 invasion. Wikipedia

  • Deportation of the Chechens and Ingush

    The Soviet forced transfer of the whole of the Vainakh (Chechen and Ingush) populations of the North Caucasus to Central Asia on February 23, 1944, during World War II. Ordered by NKVD chief Lavrentiy Beria after approval by Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, as a part of a Soviet forced settlement program and population transfer that affected several million members of non-Russian Soviet ethnic minorities between the 1930s and the 1950s. Wikipedia

  • Michniów massacre

    The Michniów massacre occurred on 12–13 July 1943 in the village of Michniów during German occupation of Poland when approximately 204 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a German Ordnungspolizei, SS''. During World War II, the inhabitants of Michniów actively cooperated with the Polish resistance movement, in particular with the Świętokrzyskie Home Army Groupings commanded by lieutenant Jan Piwnik, pseudonym "Ponury" ("Grim"), cichociemny ("Silent Unseen" special-operations paratroopers of the Polish Army in exile in SOE). Wikipedia

  • Greek genocide

    The systematic killing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population of Anatolia which was carried out during World War I and its aftermath (1914–1922) on the basis of their religion and ethnicity. Instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish national movement against the indigenous Greek population of the Empire and included massacres, forced conversion to Islam, forced deportations involving death marches, expulsions, summary execution, and the destruction of Eastern Orthodox cultural, historical, and religious monuments. Wikipedia

  • Deportation of the Karachays

    The forced transfer by the Soviet government of the entire Karachay population of the North Caucasus to Central Asia in November 1943, during World War II. Ordered by NKVD chief Lavrentiy Beria after approval by Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. Wikipedia

  • Blagaj massacre

    The mass killing of around 400 Serb civilians by the Croatian nationalist Ustaše movement on 9 May 1941, during World War II. The massacre occurred shortly after the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia and the establishment of the Ustaše-led Axis puppet state known as the Independent State of Croatia (NDH). Wikipedia

  • Deportation of the Crimean Tatars

    The ethnic cleansing and cultural genocide of at least 191,044 Crimean Tatars in 18–20 May 1944 carried out by the Soviet government, ordered by Lavrentiy Beria, head of the Soviet state security and secret police, acting on behalf of Joseph Stalin. Within three days, the NKVD used cattle trains to deport mostly women, children, the elderly, even Communists and members of the Red Army, to mostly the Uzbek SSR, several thousand kilometres away. Wikipedia

  • Gudovac massacre

    The mass killing of around 190 Bjelovar Serbs by the Croatian nationalist Ustaše movement on 28 April 1941, during World War II. The massacre occurred shortly after the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia and the establishment of the Ustaše-led Axis puppet state known as the Independent State of Croatia (NDH). Wikipedia

  • Kragujevac massacre

    Genocide of between 2,778 and 2,794 mostly Serb men and boys in Kragujevac by German soldiers on 21 October 1941. It occurred in the German-occupied territory of Serbia during World War II, and came in reprisal for insurgent attacks in the Gornji Milanovac district that resulted in the deaths of 10 German soldiers and the wounding of 26 others. Wikipedia

  • Kraljevo massacre

    The mass murder of approximately 2,000 residents of the central Serbian city of Kraljevo by the Wehrmacht between 15 and 20 October 1941, during World War II. The massacre came in reprisal for a joint Partisan–Chetnik attack on a German garrison during the Siege of Kraljevo in which 10 German soldiers were killed and 14 wounded. Wikipedia

  • Valley of Death (Bydgoszcz)

    Site of Nazi German mass murder committed at the beginning of World War II and a mass grave of 1,200 – 1,400 Poles and Jews murdered in October and November 1939 by the local German Selbstschutz and the Gestapo. The murders were a part of Intelligenzaktion in Pomerania, a Nazi action aimed at the elimination of the Polish intelligentsia in Reichsgau Danzig-West Prussia, which included the former Pomeranian Voivodeship ("Polish Corridor"). Wikipedia

  • Armenian Genocide

    The systematic mass murder and ethnic cleansing of around 1 million ethnic Armenians from Anatolia and adjoining regions by the Ottoman government during World War I. Blamed on Armenian treachery. Wikipedia

  • Japanese war crimes

    War crimes were committed by the Empire of Japan in many Asian-Pacific countries during the period of Japanese imperialism, primarily during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. These incidents have been described as an "Asian Holocaust.", but this characterisation has been challenged by scholars on the basis of unique features of the Holocaust. Wikipedia

  • Sărmașu massacre

    Sărmașu massacre refers to the torture and massacre of 165 people, primarily Jews, committed by Hungarian paramilitaries in Sărmașu, Cluj-Turda County. After Romania left the Axis Powers and joined the Allies during World War II, between 5 September and 10 October 1944, Sărmașu came under the occupation of the Nazi-aligned Hungarian troops. Wikipedia

  • Sochy massacre

    The Sochy massacre occurred on 1 June 1943 in the village of Sochy, Lublin Voivodeship in Zamość County, Lublin Voivodeship during German occupation of Poland when approximately 181–200 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a German Ordnungspolizei, SS''. During World War II and the occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany (1939-1945), Poles were subjected to terror and mass German repression. Wikipedia

  • Intelligenzaktion

    A, not always secret, mass murder conducted by Nazi Germany against the Polish intelligentsia early in the Second World War (1939–45). The operations were conducted to realise the Germanization of the western regions of occupied Poland, before territorial annexation to the German Reich. Wikipedia

  • Herero and Namaqua genocide

    The first genocide of the 20th century, waged by the German Empire against the Ovaherero, the Nama, and the San in German South West Africa . It occurred between 1904 and 1908. Wikipedia

  • Rwandan genocide

    The Rwandan genocide occurred between 7 April and 15 July 1994 during the Rwandan Civil War. During this period of 100 days, members of the Tutsi minority ethnic group, as well as some moderate Hutu, were slaughtered by armed militias. Wikipedia

  • Bosnian genocide

    The Bosnian genocide refers to either the Srebrenica massacre or the wider crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing throughout areas controlled by the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) during the Bosnian War of 1992–1995. The events in Srebrenica in 1995 included the killing of more than 8,000 Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) men and boys, as well as the mass expulsion of another 25,000–30,000 Bosniak civilians by VRS units under the command of General Ratko Mladić. Wikipedia

  • Kielce pogrom

    Outbreak of violence toward the Jewish community centre's gathering of refugees in the city of Kielce, Poland on 4 July 1946 by Polish soldiers, police officers, and civilians during which 42 Jews were killed and more than 40 were wounded. Polish courts later sentenced nine of the attackers to death in connection with the crimes. Wikipedia

  • Operation Harvest Festival

    The murder of up to 43,000 Jews at the Majdanek, Poniatowa and Trawniki concentration camps by the SS, the Order Police battalions, and the Ukrainian Sonderdienst on 3–4 November 1943. After a series of Jewish uprisings in ghettos and extermination camps, Heinrich Himmler ordered the murder of the remaining Jewish forced laborers in the Lublin District of German-occupied Poland. Wikipedia

  • Glina massacres

    The Glina massacres were killings of Serb peasants in the town of Glina in the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) that occurred between May and August 1941, during World War II. The first wave of massacres in the town began on 11 or 12 May 1941, when a band of Ustaše led by Mirko Puk murdered a group of Serb men and boys in a Serbian Orthodox church before setting it on fire. Wikipedia

  • Seyfo

    The mass slaughter and deportation of Syriac Christians in eastern regions of the Ottoman Empire, and neighbouring regions of Persia, commited by Ottoman troops during the First World War. Considered a genocide by several scholars, it occurred concurrently with the Armenian and Greek genocides. Wikipedia


Sentences forThe Holocaust

  • Thus, the persecution, and murder of the Jews from 1940 to 1943 was part of the Shoah in France.Tunisia-Wikipedia
  • The post-Holocaust Jewish population of the city had dwindled to about 5,900 before the end of the 1940s.Kraków-Wikipedia
  • The MoMa has been involved in several claims initiated by families for artworks lost in the Holocaust which ended up in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art.Museum of Modern Art-Wikipedia
  • After The Holocaust and the murder of its many Jews, Antwerp became a major centre for Orthodox Jews.Antwerp-Wikipedia
  • With remnants of the Holocaust and artifacts relevant to Judaism, the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art of Tulsa preserves the largest collection of Jewish art in the Southwest United States.Oklahoma-Wikipedia
  • According to the Third Reich's racial policies, local Jews then became the main target of German repressions in the region.Lviv-Wikipedia
  • Before the Holocaust about one-third of the city's population was made up of Jews (more than 140,000 on the eve of World War II).Lviv-Wikipedia
  • Israel's national Holocaust museum, Yad Vashem, is the world central archive of Holocaust-related information.Israel-Wikipedia
  • The matter was complicated by large numbers of Jewish refugees seeking to be admitted to Palestine following the Holocaust, while Arabs were opposed to the creation of a Jewish state.British Empire-Wikipedia
  • Just twenty percent of them survived the Shoah.Amsterdam-Wikipedia
  • The Jewish communities in the Balkans suffered immensely during World War II, and the vast majority were killed during the Holocaust.Balkans-Wikipedia
  • After massive movements of Jews following The Holocaust and the creation of the state of Israel, these movements have competed for followers from among traditional Jews in or from other countries.Judaism-Wikipedia
  • Henryk Streng and Margit Reich-Sielska were able to escape the Holocaust (or Shoah).Lviv-Wikipedia
  • Announced in June 2006, the testimony of 52,000 survivors, rescuers and others involved in The Holocaust is housed in the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences as a part of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education.University of Southern California-Wikipedia
  • Few survived the Holocaust.Wrocław-Wikipedia
  • As a result, many Polish words come from Yiddish, spoken by the large Polish Jewish population that existed until the Holocaust.Polish language-Wikipedia
  • Daily newspaper reports and visits by school classes to the proceedings revealed to the German public the nature of the concentration camp system and it became evident that the Shoah was of vastly greater dimensions than the German population had believed.West Germany-Wikipedia
  • The Holocaust, however, led to a dramatic, sudden decline in the use of Yiddish, as the extensive Jewish communities, both secular and religious, that used Yiddish in their day-to-day life were largely destroyed.Yiddish-Wikipedia
  • While Pope Pius XII has been credited with helping to save hundreds of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust, the church has also been accused of having encouraged centuries of antisemitism by its teachings and not doing enough to stop Nazi atrocities.Catholic Church-Wikipedia
  • Some historians have questioned this often cited number, which Lapide reached by "deducting all reasonable claims of rescue" by non-Catholics from the total number of European Jews surviving the Holocaust.Pope Pius XII-Wikipedia
  • Against the objections of the State Department, Roosevelt convinced the other Allied leaders to jointly issue the Joint Declaration by Members of the United Nations, which condemned the ongoing Holocaust and warned to try its perpetrators as war criminals.Franklin D. Roosevelt-Wikipedia
  • The term is also used to describe a Shtetl, a pre-Holocaust Eastern European Jewish town.Town-Wikipedia
  • Political opponents, Jewish citizens and other minorities were subsequently arrested and deported to concentration camps.Salzburg-Wikipedia
  • In all, 1,421 of Karlsruhe’s Jews died during the Shoah.Karlsruhe-Wikipedia
  • The Holocaust was largely ignored by American media as it was happening.American Jews-Wikipedia
  • Christianity has traditionally regarded Judaism as obsolete with the invention of Christianity and Jews as a people replaced by the Church, though a Christian belief in dual-covenant theology emerged as a phenomenon following Christian reflection on how their theology influenced the Nazi Holocaust.Judaism-Wikipedia
  • During World War II, the Gestapo played a key role in the Holocaust.Gestapo-Wikipedia
  • The war has been called "the Asian holocaust."Second Sino-Japanese War-Wikipedia
  • One major obstacle was that the Nazi-controlled German Red Cross refused to cooperate with the Geneva statutes including blatant violations such as the deportation of Jews from Germany and the mass murders conducted in the Nazi concentration camps.International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement-Wikipedia
  • The Great Synagogue was burned by the German army the same day, and in the following months, Katowice Jews were deported to ghettos in Dąbrowa Basin (primarily Sosnowiec and Będzin) or directly to various concentration and death camps where most of them perished in the Holocaust.Katowice-Wikipedia

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