The Holocaust

The killing of Jews

What is the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the genocide in which approximately six million Jews were killed by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. An additional five million non-Jewish victims of Nazi mass murders are included by some historians bringing the total to approximately eleven million. Killings took place throughout Nazi Germany and German-occupied countries.

Cause of the Holocaust

The cause of the Holocaust was Because Hitler hated the Jews and blamed all the problems on the Jews. Some of these problems was the Great depression and the lost of world war II

The victims of the Holocaust

These included Jews, Gypsies, Poles and other Slavs, and people with physical or mental disabilities. Others were Nazi victims because of what they did. These victims of the Nazi regime included Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, the dissenting clergy, Communists, Socialists, and other political enemies.

Why did Hitler hate the Jews

Hitler hated the Jews because he thought they inferior race compared to the Germans and because the Jews caused Germany to lost the war and put Germany into the Great depression.