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Cultural Capital: Holocaust

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Holocaust and Genocide

The Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, took place during World War II and was the mass extermination by Nazi Germany and their collaborators of nearly six million Jewish adults, children and babies.
Between 1939 and 1945 Adolf Hilter coordinated the systematic murder of the Jewish population of Europe; an estimated one-third of all the Jewish people alive at the time.
At the Nuremberg trials it was decribed as Hitler's "final solution of the Jewish question".
Holocaust Memorial Day, the 27th January, is a day where everyone is urged to reflect on the millions of people who have been murdered, not only in the Shoah but in the many genocides which have followed in places such as Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur.

Books in the Library

Databases, Journals and Websites

Britannica Academic
British Library
National Holocaust Centre and Museum
The National Archive
Testifying to the Truth
United Nations
Sky History
BBC Newsround
Encyclopædia Britannica
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

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