More than fifty years have passed since the end of the Second World War and the Holocaust, yet the events of this time continue to be of great significance to people the world over.
What was the Holocaust?
The Holocaust was the murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators. Between the German invasion of the Soviet Union in the summer of 1941 and the end of the war in Europe in
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president. The autonomy of the individual German States (Länder) was abolished in by law passed on March 31, 1933. The Nazi seizure of power was completed, in a sense, with the "Law Against the Establishment of New Parties" on July 14, 1933, by dint of which the Nazi Party became the only legal political party in Germany.
Berenbaum, Michael ed, The Holocaust and history: The known, the unknown, the disputed, and the reexamined. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1998