In 1933 Adolf Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany. He wanted to wipe out the Jewish population and conquer the world. At this time there were about three million Jews living in Germany. The Naziís believed that the Germans were superior. They mistakenly saw Jews as a specific race, therefore claiming them to be inferior and a prime target for killing. "Holocaust" is a word that means widespread destruction. Hitlerís hatred
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hold and take care of the disabled survivors of the concentration camps.
The Holocaust was an Era of death and devastation. Adloff Hitler and his SS officers convinced the people of Germany to trust them. The SS were not only able to discriminate against the Jews and a few other groups of people, but they tortured and killed them in numbers that no one could imagine. It took years before the total devastation was understood.