Holocaust : The Holocaust And Holocaust

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The Holocaust
The holocaust is a term originally referred to a religious rite in which an offering is incinerated. But today, has another meaning; is any human disaster of great magnitude and importance, mainly refers to the extermination of the Jews who lived in Europe conducted by the Germany government. Throughout the nineteenth century, the Jewish community was improving their situation and their rights equalized to those of other citizens in most European countries. But despite this, these people were occasionally being chased by anti-Semitic groups. Some people felt that Jews were an alien race that could not be integrated into European culture.
Jews suffered great discrimination. They were ordinary human beings but only for their religious beliefs they were treated unjustly suffering by the ignorance of the people at that time. Around six million died in concentration camps.
Did Exist? Some time ago there has been speculations that the Holocaust never happened. The main source of this rumor is not confirmed. People who believe that the Holocaust never happened are called Holocaust deniers. “Holocaust denial is an attempt to negate the established facts of the Nazi genocide of European Jewry.”(Holocaust Denial and Distortion) These people believe that Hitler never hated the Jews nor the Holocaust existed. Also they think the Holocaust is a lie invented by the Jews and by the Allies to obscure the crimes of the allies, as the crimes of Stalin, the concentration camps…

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