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What's The True Meaning Of The Word Holocaust?

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The word holocaust comes from the greek words holos (whole) and kaustos (burned)was historically used to describe a sacrificial offering on an alter. Since 1945 the word was taken to a horrible meaning leading to the death of over 11 million jews polish citizens, polish jews and polish christians, more than 6 million of the people killed were polish. Adolf Hitler killed most of them in gas chambers or starved them to death. The few people that did survive described it as hell on earth. If people weren't killed immediately they were worked and were given barely any food.
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