The time period Holocaust got here into well known utilization following the realization of WWII. The observe used to be first and foremost linked to Nazi Germany’s homicide of six million Jews. steadily, the expression was once broadened to incorporate the hundreds of thousands of others who have been additionally sufferers of the Nazis. however, the Jews have been exact in a different type for the Nazis.

The purpose of this ancient dictionary isn't to belittle the demise and pain of Nazi Germany’s non-Jewish sufferers, yet to target the unheard of nature of the German attack at the Jews. Its objective, hence, is to supply the reader with the evidence of the Holocaust with an emphasis at the important position Jews performed within the Nazi genocide. The introductory essay presents the reader with an historic review of the Holocaust, and is via person entries at the topic prepared alphabetically. The ancient dictionary is meant for the non-specialist with a few heritage in heritage. notwithstanding, it is going to even be of use as an obtainable reference device for extra complex learn. large advent, entire bibliography, and a chronology extra complement the usefulness of this quantity.

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