The Holocaust

1941-1945

Location

  • Nazi occupied Europe
  • Concentration camps were mainly in Nazi occupied Poland
  • The Holocaust was not focused on one town or country, but anywhere the Germans controlled land.

Locations of Holocaust

What Happened

Jews, Gypsies, Soviet prisoners-or-war, Romas, people with disabilities, and homosexual people were shot, gassed, tortured, and dehumanized because they were not considered the "perfect race."

The Concentration Camp