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Where Did the Holocaust Take Place?


where did the Holocaust take place

Gord McFee Responds:

Thanks for the question. You can start your research at:


which gives suggestions for further reading.

In short, the Holocaust took place mainly in Europe. Citizens - mainly Jews - of western European countries were deported to extermination camps, especially Auschwitz, where they were murdered with poison gas. Citizens of Poland, Russia, Hungary and several other central and eastern European countries were murdered by mobile shooting squads (see: http://www.holocaust-history.org/intro-einsatz/), and by poison gas in extermination camps such as Auschwitz, Belzec, Treblinka and Sobibor.

See also:

http://www.holocaust-history.org/Treblinka/ http://www.holocaust-history.org/auschwitz/ Hope this helps.


Gord McFee

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