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US Reaction to the Holocaust

Summary: Considers US response to Germany during World War II. Argues that over 6 million lives were taken and one can only imagine how that number might have been reduced if the United States taken more immediate action when reports of genocide in Europe first began.
The Holocaust was a systematic and state organized persecution of Jews and other targeted groups by the Nazi state during World War II. Hitler's purpose of aborting this large group of people was to create a supreme race referred to as Aryan. During the Holocaust two-thirds of Europe's Jewish population was slaughtered, which calculates to one-third of the world population of Jews. 1.5 million children were massacred during the Holocaust. One should think about the potential of those lives. Each one may have become very important to the world in the generations that followed with the possibility of becoming the next Albert Einstein. In addition, the Nazi's genocide decimated over 5 million non-Jewish victims. The 5 million who were non-Jewish consisted of Gypsies, Soviets, Polish citizens, Catholics, homosexuals, handicapped, alcoholics, political and religious dissidents and Jehovah Witnesses. The Holocaust was known by Nazi's as die Endlosung, or the "Final Solution" for...

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