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Can You Believe We Get People Who Deny The Holocaust Even Happened

  1. calpol25 profile image77
    calpol25posted 7 years ago

    The Jews,Gypsies,Homosexuals,Jehovas Witnesses,Disabled, Free masons and many others were put into concentration camps at the hands of the nazis and still we get people who deny that it happened. Why do they do they deny it, are they afraid or ashamed again I ask why?

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I think it all goes back to that old saying, "History repeats itself." This is just my opinion, of course, but perhaps the people who are denying it are denying it simply because they don't want something along those lines happening again. What those people fail to realize is that history only repeats itself if you don't learn from it.

      1. calpol25 profile image77
        calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You know your probably right there.
        But I mean all that suffering people endured and survived just so that some of society can say it did not happen.
        It makes me seethe and reel, what is wrong with people today?

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          Pani Midnyte Odinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Why concern yourself with what other people do and say? Lead by setting a positive example instead of questioning the thoughts and actions of others and you will no longer seethe and reel with rage.

          Yes, it is sad what happened to those people. However, the only thing any of us can do is move on with our lives and not allow it to happen again. Stand up for your beliefs and stop the religious persecution that is going on today. And yes, there is religious persecution everywhere. Muslims are targeted, Pagans are targeted, Christians are targeted, as is every other religion. If you don't want the Holocaust to happen again and you really want to hold these people's memories close to you, spread the word of tolerance as that is what they would have wanted. If there had been tolerance during World War II, there would have been no Holocaust.

          Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a precious gift and that is why it's called the present.

          1. calpol25 profile image77
            calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Your absolutely right x I will do that thank you xxxxxxx
            Plus I like your saying at the bottom I will remember that one xx

            1. daryl2007 profile image56
              daryl2007posted 5 years ago in reply to this

              I have so many articles about it!!! worth to read

              <snipped>

    2. tantrum profile image61
      tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      who are the persons that deny it ?
      I don't know anybody with that idea

      1. mkott profile image79
        mkottposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I know some that say the number of murders by the Nazi's in concentration camps were greatly exaggerated.  It was not a very pleasant conversation.  I could not believe what they were saying and to top it off it was during Christmas dinner.

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      B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It should not be denied or disbelived..it is documented history...many things we know , that really have and do happen get denied, because people take their own opinions, make theories and run with it, I think...

      The Holocaust did happen and I am very sorry to know that it did...it is just a sad part of world history we do not really talk about in society.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        If you could show me those documents. Real ones from concentration camps that add up to several millions. Or at least serious research results that worked with those documents - I will promptly change my tune. smile

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          B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          unfortunatly, I have no documents, but I am sure I could find some in my tenagers history book ..we are all allowed our opinions, so I do respect yours ..the numbers I have no idea, I think possibly there were more than actualy documented.

          ( my Appalachian heritage are german/americans, and the other half of me is Hopi..so I do not dismiss any possibility, I just believe many people did die and suffer due to the Holocaust , just like it has happened with every culture through the history of time )

          1. mkott profile image79
            mkottposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            The Nazi's kept very good records.  If you read accounts of those that liberated the camps there are comments about the documents/photos etc were very extenisive and detailed.

        2. calpol25 profile image77
          calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          look at my pages on homosexual victims and then if your still unsure google them and it should come up with the names of the 2 half million jews that died in auschwitz and the 100000 homosexuals not to mention the half a million gypsies that died in that one death camp alone.

          1. mkott profile image79
            mkottposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I have Dutch Masons in my family tree and it is recorded (family bible) that thousands of Freemason were sent to concentration camps and never seen from again.  Masons keep pretty good records.  To think millions died is realistic and those that take a different stance on this; lets just say may have a different agenda.

            1. calpol25 profile image77
              calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              I know, it makes me mad to see that people would deny it, my great aunt was in belsen for hiding jewish people

    4. LeslieAdrienne profile image81
      LeslieAdrienneposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      People choose to believe what they want to believe...sad, but true....

    5. thevoice profile image61
      thevoiceposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      thirty million people died nothing to deny . its sad history is full of humanity blood by despite like Hilter

    6. bojanglesk8 profile image60
      bojanglesk8posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Some people are just stupid.

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      Errol Kaneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you for mentioning the Jehovah Witnesses. I see you know your fatcs as well. You had the Star of David to which many people knew. But few ever heard of 'The Purple Triangle' to which the Witenesses were known as. They went to their deaths because they refused to denounce JEHOVAH. Some did and were promised to be freed, but they signed the paper and were killed anyway. And those that did not sign were killed as well, but many that refused to denounce JEHOVAH did survive the concentration camps.

    8. Shahid Bukhari profile image61
      Shahid Bukhariposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Not only the Jews, Gays and Gypsies ... 69 million people were killed in the Second World wide Warring ...   during the 1939-45. A.D. Period.

      Those killed, were "mostly" innocents.

      Those who say, that "6 million" Jews, never died, in consequences of Naziism's induced butcherings  ... are either blind, or illiterate fools, or politicians.

      But Greater Fools are those, who remember their own kind' 6 million killed in WW II, and see to it that  the other "63 million" killed ... are never mentioned !

  2. scheinandras profile image61
    scheinandrasposted 7 years ago

    I think they are deny it because there are lots of unanswered questions about holocaust. I'm from a jewish family, however I'm christian. My granddad have been thruogh all that and he never said anything about lampshades and human soap etc, etc. These horrific stories are pure lies, and that is what these people deny. I believe that the holocaust was a horrible thing but I do not think that we have to pay compensation untill our life ends.

    1. calpol25 profile image77
      calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Its possible but you see my family are from holland and in the war my family helped jewish people and prisoners of war and payed the price for it by the gestapo.
      My great aunt was sent to belsen and some of the things she witnessed was awful she died a few years ago but the lamp shades are true look up ILSA KOCH ON GOOGLE she was the commandant of buchenwalds wife and an evil bitch x

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        B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        WOW..I did Google it and she was a very evil person..I do not even think I can use the word human..
        very interesting information you have shared. Thank You

        1. calpol25 profile image77
          calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          your welcome heres another one for you to google irma keese, i think that was her name she was a bitch in auschwitz

  3. Sab Oh profile image60
    Sab Ohposted 7 years ago

    People in general are weak-minded and will believe loony conspiracy theories while denying evident history if the right person tells them to or if doing so will make them feel important or excited.

    Holocaust deniers are in the same bag as "Bush planned 9/11" nuts and the like. They may have differing motivations but they are all just delusional fools.

    The bag needs to be thrown in the river and forgotten.

    1. calpol25 profile image77
      calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I quite agree with you on that one xx

  4. AnythingArtzy profile image83
    AnythingArtzyposted 7 years ago

    someone mentioned history repeating itself.... What do you think Obama will be doing when he denies elderly and disabled or terminally ill people like myself health care.

    Only the strong survive? hmmmmmmmmm

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      B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I never thought about it this way..just to think Obama..History repeating itself..

      if it were to happen, I too, am up the creek without a paddle..I am also permanently disabled with some grim health issues building..

      I don't even want to think about this anymore..I am not strong, maybe my art talents will keep me alive???

    2. Friendlyword profile image59
      Friendlywordposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That was the most idiotic statement I have ever read in these forums.  Have you no decency or shame?  People were massacred by the millions,  and you compare yourself to them?  Disgusting doesn't begin to describe that statement.

      1. calpol25 profile image77
        calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        i do agree with you there it was very wrong and in bad taste.

  5. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Answering the title question - yes, I can. Based on available evidence (or rather total lack of evidence) I am pretty close to denying it myself. smile

    1. 2uesday profile image88
      2uesdayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Maybe you should visit some of the places that have historic accounts and articles from the events of that era... my father visted one of the camps in Germany after the war in the fifties and he did not say it was all make believe he said it was a dreadful place not a bird was singing there.

      The British war museum in London did not make the items on display up for show.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        May be you should stop assuming that you know anything about total strangers smile

        1. 2uesday profile image88
          2uesdayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          And what have I assumed about you?

          1. Misha profile image75
            Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            That I did not visit such places. I did. smile

    2. calpol25 profile image77
      calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Lidice in the former czeckoslovakia why not look up that one,
      reinhard heydrich was assassinated in prague and in the town of Lidice the ss arrived and a hell of a reprizal was taken out consisting of
      all the women and children being sent to concentration camps and every man and animal was shot and buried.
      the town scrubbed off the face of the maps and levelled and there is a shrine to that town on the mount of Lidice.

      Another town in france had the same thing happen i forget the name but the reprizal i wont forget, the ss brought out all the women and children and locked them in the church and all the men and boys were shot and the women and children in the church were burned alive.

      It is true and researchable trust me it was on the tv and on google.

      1. calpol25 profile image77
        calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        The nazis were so sick they made films of it and the mass shootings and all sorts believe me they really did kill millions they began to gas disabled victims in the 1930s as well lethal injections and they did not begin to gas jews until 1942 but still the nazis were in power from 1933 to 1945 that is a total of twelve years in that time millions did perish.

  6. relache profile image87
    relacheposted 7 years ago

    Misha, as someone who had grandparents die in concentration camps, I find your joking manner distasteful.

    1. TheGlassSpider profile image80
      TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I'm afraid, relache, that he might not be joking. Whether he is or not, I also find it distasteful, and I didn't have any relatives involved in that particular debacle...unless you count that I believe we're all brothers and sisters. sad

      It never ceases to amaze me when perfectly intelligent, likable people can argue about something that is clear and proven fact or minimize something that involved entire ARMIES and WHOLE COUNTRIES.

      If he's been to the institutions that he implies he's been to, then he's seen plenty of evidence. For God's sake, Hitler and others were notorious record keepers. There are actually FILMS of some of the disgusting experiments they performed.

      What more evidence does anyone need?

      1. calpol25 profile image77
        calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        your very right even in the gestapo hq they had the documents and on arrival to camps they took photos and finger prints

      2. Flightkeeper profile image78
        Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, I'm surprised and dismayed too.  I'm afraid that when the WW2 generation dies, people who want to minimize the whole thing will want to "put the whole thing in perspective".

        1. TheGlassSpider profile image80
          TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I'm afraid you may be right. sad This is exactly why history repeats itself (indeed, on a smaller scale it already has, more than once).

          1. calpol25 profile image77
            calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            it still is in certain parts of africa homosexuals, ands others regardless of gender or religion are still being put to death today x

  7. lakeerieartists profile image77
    lakeerieartistsposted 7 years ago

    Ignorant people abound, but the Holocaust like all holocausts in any country and generation is no joking matter.  We must all do what we can to fight atrocities.

  8. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    It's not joking Relache. While not actively, I am researching this question for a long time, and though I did not arrive to the final conclusion yet, I am pretty close to calling it another great lie of the 20th century.

    Just to clarify my point - I am not saying that Jews did not die in German concentration camps. It's an obvious fact - they dyed, and in big numbers. But nowhere close to those several millions that are circulating around. Those likely are grossly exaggerated, like 20 times.

    1. tantrum profile image61
      tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      but that's not denying.
      Only putting the Holocaust in perspective.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Probably this is a better definition smile

        1. tantrum profile image61
          tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          As I said before, Misha is not denying.
          Maybe if you could read properly ?

          1. TheGlassSpider profile image80
            TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            If this is directed at me, I can read perfectly well thank you, and the statement STILL stands. I can understand how it might be hard to believe the number, but that does not make it less true. Many millions of people died, 6 million is a CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATE, as a result of the Holocaust; there are EXTENSIVE records of this, many kept by Hitler's goons themselves because they believed that they WERE NOT DOING ANYTHING WRONG. If he's been studying as much as he says, he's seen much of the same evidence (perhaps more) that I have, and is remaining willfully ignorant; facts are facts.

            I understand that there are PLENTY of lies going around this century, but minimizing the suffering off all the people in many countries (NOT JUST JEWISH PEOPLE) who died in German camps is just unfathomable.

            Hitler's goal was to wipe the entire EARTH clean of Jews and people he felt were sub-standard. His book outlines his intentions and plans to do JUST THAT. In Europe, he was 66% of the way there when it came to the Jewish people. It was intended to be a worldwide campaign, and given his plans, he actually DID NOT get very far.

            1. tantrum profile image61
              tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              As I said before, ( maybe you didn't read )It's not important how many. 1 mil. ,or 6mil. What's important they're dead. And that's terrible.
              In this cases numbers don't count. Actions do.

          2. Misha profile image75
            Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Thanks Tant smile

            I actually regret I got involved in the topic, it is too emotional and I did not complete my research yet, so I lack both data and conviction to defend the point.

            I strongly suspect the numbers are greatly inflated, I don't know how much. This in no way denies the tragedy, and as Tantrum said rather puts it in perspective in relation to other tragedies of the 20th century, which were plenty. I just leave it as it is at least for now.

            I am sorry Relache if I offended you or any other Jew - it was not really intended like that, and my first post was worded quite bad, as I see now.

            I am outta here smile

            1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
              Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              If the numbers were inflated or underestimated-- we still can't get our minds around the enormity of this tragedy.
              The numbers-- whatever they are, are great and horrible. We need to remember, to keep it from happening again.

              Yes, we must remember.

              1. Misha profile image75
                Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this
    2. Ann Nonymous profile image61
      Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      They also killed Christians and any other than white skinned-toned human beings they hated, as well as handicapped individuals...that would jack up the death toll considerably fast don't you think?

    3. calpol25 profile image77
      calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Misha

      Its not an exagerated figure 6 million its an known estimate because its actually alot more than that what died some not documented but there are a lot of mass graves still undiscovered in germany and europe and in poland there was another camp known as sobibor, many who arrived were murdered instantly it was a death camp, there was an escape which was very brave and a good few got away but those who remained died in gas chamber and the camp was liquidated, now if you dont believe please look it up, There is film about this escape from sobibor please watch it if you have time x

  9. Ann Nonymous profile image61
    Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago

    My mother is a German...NOT a Nazi, but not even she denies it. My Grandfather was in the war...Not even he denied it. Unbelief does not alter the truth. Thank God for that!

  10. 2uesday profile image88
    2uesdayposted 7 years ago

    "Concentration camps were established in Germany shortly after Hitler's assumption of power in 1933. Many of the Nazis' political opponents were arrested; Socialists, communists, Jews, gipsies, homosexuals, pacifists, Freemasons, trade unionists and Jehovah's Witnesses were amongst those imprisoned.   

    After the outbreak of war, new concentration camps were set up throughout Occupied Europe. Extermination camps were established to implement the 'Final Solution', the systematic killing of more than six million Jews."


    from the Imperial war museum web site.

    1. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Do they have any documents to support the numbers?

  11. 2uesday profile image88
    2uesdayposted 7 years ago

    Why not ask them. There is no point in spending any more time here good night.

    1. tantrum profile image61
      tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      What's your problem ?
      Don't you think if 1 mil. were killed, it's not the same as 6 mil. ?

      that kind of 'history' is so updated ! People should move on and forget about numbers. Killing is horrible, no matter how many people involved.
      1 or a 1000. Terrible anyway.

      1. 2uesday profile image88
        2uesdayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hi tantrum 
        I am pointing out that I believe these people were killed even if others do not.. this follows on from an earlier post when we were asked if there was proof.
        I really cannot be bothered to argue or discuss something with the people who disbelieve evidence as they are not likely to be persuaded by me or any one else.

        1. tantrum profile image61
          tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          OK
          but the proof asked was about numbers.
          I really think that 6 mil weren't killed. I think it has to be less. Nevertheless I think it doesn't matter if it were 6 mil. or less. What matters is a lot of people have been killed for nothing worthwhile.

      2. Ann Nonymous profile image61
        Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Tantrum...good point, you took the words right out of my mouth!
        @ 2uesday....yes arguments with unbelieving subjects prove more than not to be fruitless.
        But when you think of all those innocent humans who were killed you feel as if you want some justice for them. On the other hand...God will take care of it....

        1. tantrum profile image61
          tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Why would your god do that ?
          Take care in what way ?
          And the homosexual 'sinners' that died then? What about them ?. Is he taking care of them as well ?

          No god will be taking care of anything.
          That's my belief.

          1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
            Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I mean vengence is the Lord's. I'd rather not get in this discussion here because the topic at hand seems heated as it is. I cannot make you believe in God. I cannot prove something you do not believe in, which seems to be what you are doing here, is it not? Anyways...I respect that you believe what you believe even though I don't agree.

            1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
              Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Hey, listen tantrum, I'm sorry for offending you, (but not for what I said...maybe how I said it?)
              No hard feelings.....?!?!?

              1. tantrum profile image61
                tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                what are you talking about ? hmm
                You didn't offend me at all !
                If so , I would be stupid.

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    jkbensenposted 7 years ago

    ok i am not saying this debate is rediculous... well... in a way  i am because you want to know why people in America do not believe ( some dont) that there is any such thing as to what Hitler did. In the New York times back in the day I believe it was called. America was dealing with a war and even though it Hitler and the event was real it was not very well seen in the Newspaper and people did not speak about if for years it was all hush, hush publically. This is what I learned on a documentary about this and I believe it because Hitler had a reason to kill himself just like thousands of people. If you like my work come visit my hub... smile

  13. Mekenzie profile image94
    Mekenzieposted 7 years ago

    I heard a special speaker once ... she was a really old lady who gave testimony to the fact that she and her sister were taken captive and put into concentration camps.  She wrote a book called 'The Hiding Place.'  Her name is Corrie TenBoon.  I read this story as a teenager.  It was a horrific account of their journey.  It was my first taste of the evil that humankind is capable of.  I cried through most of the book as I joined the sister's in their real life experience.

    1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
      Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Excellent and amazing story...Also you should try to read Dietrich Bonhoeffer's story!!!

      1. Mekenzie profile image94
        Mekenzieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I saw a drama of Dietrich Bohoeffer's life story...  You could have heard a pin drop at the end.  My gut was in knots as I watched his story unfold.

        1. calpol25 profile image77
          calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Hello there i actually met corrie ten boom when i was a kid, you see my great aunt hid jewish people in arnheim, holland. she was sent to belsen for it and my great uncle shot by the gestapo.
          She is a lovely woman plus the film is worse than the book it so sad but i admired her and she was a lovely woman and very brave her and her sister.

          1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
            Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            100% envious of that experience!
            watching the Diary of Anne Frank is hard enough!

            1. calpol25 profile image77
              calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              I used to live near the anne frank huis in prinsengracht amsterdam x
              Its very sad but what a brave little girl she was x

              1. Mekenzie profile image94
                Mekenzieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                o.k. now I'm envious.  ((wink))  She was a very brave little girl.

          2. Mekenzie profile image94
            Mekenzieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            What a great honor for you to meet this lovely, humble yet powerful woman.  Her life is such a testimony to the POWER of forgiveness.  Thanks for chiming in.  It is an honor to meet you too.  You could probably tell us some stories passed down through your great aunt huh?

            1. calpol25 profile image77
              calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              yes i could x

              I lived in the windmill for a while until i was 4 and then moved to amsterdam with parents before came home to england my mother scottish my father was dutch x

              My aunt used to hide the jewish people in the windmill then she would contact the resistance in the city through the usual way via the market stall and then they would come and collect the jewish people and take them to american and british linesx

              Only one night it went wrong and an informer came into the resistance my uncle executed, my aunt sent to belsen not before she was tortured of course but she told them nothing she died when i was 5 but she was a brave lady and she gave them hell in gestapo head quarters x

              1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
                Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                AMAZiNG..You should write a book. This is greatly important content!

                1. calpol25 profile image77
                  calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  its not really because all the other people in the city were involved in the resistance but i have been writing it a bit only changing names because a lot still could get hurt like the informers family and such x

                  1. calpol25 profile image77
                    calpol25posted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    I have written three hubs explaining victims of the nazis why not take a look you might get a surprise x

                  2. Mekenzie profile image94
                    Mekenzieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    Sounds like you have a mission and a story to tell .. I'll take a trip to your hubs and look for them.

  14. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 7 years ago

    @glassspider

    And it wasn't directed to you. It was to Calpo.
    I thought it was clear as I posted beneath him.

    It was only a comment, because I thought he didn't read my earlier post.

  15. Has_aWayWithWords profile image79
    Has_aWayWithWordsposted 7 years ago

    I didn't know they gave out rings at the holocaust   lol lol

  16. Rochelle Frank profile image88
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    I have ancestors from the Ukraine region also, none that I know of are Jewish-- but who knows. Suffering has been imposed on "groups" from all regions of the world. I also know of Armenian people who have their own Holocaust. It happens, and is forgotten over and over.
    The 'remembering' should not be about revenge or retribution-- but about preventing it from being continually repeated.

  17. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    I remember them, too...

  18. Sally's Trove profile image99
    Sally's Troveposted 7 years ago

    We will never know the exact number of people who were killed under the rule of that regime. What we do know is that the annihilation was not limited to Jews, as others here have acknowledged.

    My mother's family was exterminated during those years; children, grandparents, aunts, nieces, nephews, only because they were Polish and Catholic. Thankfully, my mother's immediate family emigrated to the US before the Holocaust began.  The remainder of her family tree is burned to ashes in Poland.

    Our family is one small story. In time, the numbers may become more exact, if the research continues. But I fear that the horror at the enormous atrocity of those years is fading, as the horror of the Armenian genocide faded even before the 1940s.

    Are we humans destined to kill each other off from time to time?  There are those who say that is the natural order. And so, now, we have nuclear weapons pointed at each other--kill and be killed.

    As of now, the record for numbers of humans exterminated under a political regime belongs to the Nazis. How far away are we from breaking that record?

    To deny the Holocaust is to deny that it can happen again.

  19. kingandcountry profile image58
    kingandcountryposted 6 years ago

    holokautoma..yes it was..YOU FORGOT.
    MILLIONS  GREEK BROTHER under 400 years slavery under ottoman and juden subjects of the empire?
    yes happen..you forgot  one million ARMENIANS ww1,from turks?
    2-3 million greeks at constntinople.smyrna asia minor..from turks that you that care for israel not say a word!!
    for 1 million greeks-pontus black sea!!
    for millions germans from eastern europe and eatern germany ..now is not any more at motherland!!
    for christians who died from muslims...
    for europeans who died from reds
    for my country that is today DIED from efialtes..and others

  20. profile image0
    Rookie70posted 6 years ago

    Ignorant people abound, but the Holocaust like all holocausts in any country and generation is no joking matter.  We must all do what we can to fight atrocities.

  21. Truly Different profile image60
    Truly Differentposted 6 years ago

    "Now, more than ever, with  Iran , among others, claiming the Holocaust to be 'a myth,' it is imperative to make sure the world never forgets.
    How many years will it be before the attack on the  World  Trade  Center 'NEVER HAPPENED' because it offends some Muslim in the  United States?"

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      The ones denying what 9/11 is are not American Muslims but conspiracy weirdos (often right wing), and amongst other things they already do deny that a plane hit the Pentagon.

  22. Mariefra Coppola profile image60
    Mariefra Coppolaposted 6 years ago

    As an American observer and news enthusiast, it is the liberals who want to rewrite American history and say the things you do about 9-11 and not right wing or conservatives.  They also have downplayed the Holocaust and that should NEVER be downplayed.

    About the Holocaust - if you have ever visited or do visit the Holocaust Musuem in Washington, DC, you will experience the horrific magnitude done to millions of people from different countries.  Walk in the shoes of David as his world changes drastically and ends at a young age. 

    The mood is somber, no one speaks as they walk in the steps that Jews experienced because they were 'different'.  When you are finished, you no longer want to take issue with anyone who is 'different' from you, because to do so may ignite evil that was done to these victims, their families and loved ones.  It does not matter what the numbers were - or if there were more or less.  It was inhuman, incorrigible and evil.  It should never have happened and we must NEVER let it happen it again to anyone of any religion, race or different way of life.  And we must never forget or deny it.

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    Helpful Hannaposted 6 years ago

    People who deny those horrific events may not see that there was any wrong doing to begin with.  How scary is that?  Those are the people we should be afraid of now.

  24. ahorseback profile image48
    ahorsebackposted 6 years ago

    My thought here is this , all you have to have done in life is listen to a WW11 surviving  soldier , they can tell you more about the haulicaust that even the books. In America , we stuff our veterans into the forget about them file. It amazes me that anyone can say ,"It didn't happen". Pure ignorance!

  25. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    To deny some part of history as so terrible and unbelievable is not hard to understand if someone doesn't want to believe that humans can be so evil, or that a higher power didn't intervene.

    Elie Wiesel has written the book, Night, which should be required reading, if it's not already, in high school. Any adult who hasn't read it should read it..

    1. wavegirl22 profile image47
      wavegirl22posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      though "Night" is the best of the trilogy. . if you havent read "Day" and "Dawn" I urge you to . .


      http://s2.hubimg.com/u/5296629_f248.jpg

  26. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    HI WG, I have meant to read the rest of the trilogy, but haven't as yet. Thanks for posting. I just took a walk and was thinking about the book Night, and how it had such an effect on me. I think Elie Wiesel is one of those extraordinary humans that we are fortunate was spared to tell the story.

    I think it's tragic that we have to wait for history to inform us that a period of time was so terrible. Look at the current state of affairs in our world. Why is so little done? The famine in Somalia is heartbreaking and so wrong. The endless wars.. and we are too concerned with who did what or said this or that.

    1. wavegirl22 profile image47
      wavegirl22posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I could not agree with you more .. but then again I always do!

 
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