The genocide of approximately 6 million European Jews during WWII by Hitler and the Nazi Party
held by Nazi leaders in 1942 where they decided that the "final solution" of the Jewish question would be genocide.
Nazi plan to get rid of the Jews by expelling them to either the Middle East of Madagascar
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately.
Nazi extermination camp in Poland, the largest center of mass murder during the Holocaust. Close to a million Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and others were killed there. (p. 800)
Trials of the Nazi leaders, showed that people are responsible for their actions, even in wartime
German Nazi who was chief of the SS and the Gestapo and who oversaw the genocide of six million Jews (1900-1945)
Head of the security forces of the S.S.; chaired the Wannssee Conference; responsible for the constructing of the Final Solution
SS paramilitary death squads that took part in the systematic killing of mostly civilians, including: Jews, communists, intellectuals, and others.