Denial of the Jewish Holocaust

735 Words Jan 29th, 2018 3 Pages
Holocaust denial is present in the United States, Europe, and Canada. These people, known as “revisionists” try to deny the extermination of six million Jews during World War II. The revisionists claim that there are no documents to prove the holocaust actually existed (Holocaust Denial n. pag). “The Holocaust, like evolution, is robustly supported and generally accepted by all but a fringe minority, but it must nevertheless be continually tested, regularly revised, and constantly improved” (Shermer n. pag). The attempt to refute the genocide against the Jews has been a very widespread anti-semitic indoctrination using the arguments of extermination, testimonies, and the Nuremberg trials.
A frequent argument that revisionists use is the extermination of Jews. They claim that there is no proof of a plan to exterminate the Jewish race. Most people that are educated on the holocaust realize that during the war, no one acted as if anything were happening. If millions of Jews were being murdered, why would everyone just stand by? Revisionists believe that it is because it never happened. “The final solution” is said to be an evacuation program. A program that sought out to resettle and deport Jews in order to evacuate Europe. Through the program, millions of Jews were boarded onto trains and moved to…