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Those denying the event say that concentration camps were built after World War II was over as propaganda, and that the death toll numbers were simply made up. In their opi... ... middle of paper ... ...ing”, so to speak. The goal of Holocaust deniers everywhere is to place blame on the imperfect victims, not the Aryan race, Hitler’s perfect population. The Holocaust was a dark time not only in Jewish history, but also in the history of mankind. The conclusion that all people are not equal and those of lesser value need to be exteminated is one that should never have been made.
The NAZI Party led in this mass murdering of the Jewish people. The head of the NAZI Party, Adolph Hitler, proclaimed that he was not a racist, yet killed over six million defenseless people because of their race. Hitler also declared, redundantly, in his speeches, that he did not desire World War Two. These are some of his last words: “It is not true that I, or anyone else in Germany wanted a war in 1939. It was wanted and provoked exclusively by those international statesmen who either were of Jewish origin, or worked for Jewish interests.
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Targeting Jews for Genocide When discussing The Holocaust, our minds tend to jump straight to the genocide of the Jewish populations of Europe. This is because of the approximate 11 million people killed during The Holocaust; approximately 6 million of them were Jews. Many people are now left to wonder why Hitler and the Nazi Party specifically targeted the Jews for genocide. The main reason was because the Nazi Party took the idea of nationalism to an extreme, new level. Hitler also thought the Jews were responsible for Germany losing World War 1.
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In history, Jews were exiled from countries and weren’t given their own country for shelter. The Nazis’ need was to eliminate, but exiling them was not enough. Their solution called the “Jewish Problem” was to murder everyone who threaten their plans. Hitler came to be the new Chancellor legally even if the Nazis wanted to conquer with radical ideas. the first action Hitler commanded was the order of a Emergency Decree were it eliminated all political opposers from Communism an... ... middle of paper ... ... the Belzec, Sobibor, and Treblinka killing centers.
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