Holocaust Encyclopedia

The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. During the era of the Holocaust, the Nazis also targeted other groups: Roma (Gypsies), the handicapped, some of the Slavic peoples (Poles, Russians, and others), Communists, Socialists, Jehovah's Witnesses, and homosexuals. This encyclopedia includes articles and other resources on the Holocaust and related subjects.

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1933 - 1957

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C.


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