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Overview of Holocaust

the holocaust was a traumatic in 1933 - 1935 under the leadership if Adolf Hitler. It was a systematic state sponsored the murder the Jews and others by the Nazi during world war II

the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler wanted to eliminate all Jews.

Definition/Background Information

During the Holocaust, the Allies - headed by Great Britain, the USSR , and the United States - were chiefly preoccupied with the strategic developments of the war. Throughout 1940 and 1941, the British waged the war alone against the Nazis. From the summer of 1941, the USSR was subjected to an existential threat by the Nazis, when millions of its citizens - Jewish and non-Jewish - were murdered.

Original Research Question

who were German allies? - Great Britain,united states...

Quote

The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history

Citations

Weinberg, Gerhard. A World at Arms. New York: Cambridge, 2005.

Berenbaum, Michael. "Holocaust." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 26 Feb. 2016.