a great or complete devastation or destruction, especially by fire.
a sacrifice completely consumed by fire; burnt offering.
(usually initial capital letter) the systematic mass slaughter of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps during World War II (usually preceded by the).
any mass slaughter or reckless destruction of life.
The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and
kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Sho...
The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution
and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.
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The Holocaust (also called Ha-Shoah in Hebrew) refers to the period from
January 30, 1933 - when Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany - to May 8,
Stories of Auschwitz and biographies of the major names of the time.
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Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany a nation with a Jewish ...
The Holocaust history through survivor stories at Remember.org, an educational
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