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The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, “whole” and kaustós, “burnt”), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, “the catastrophe”), was a genocide in which approximately six million Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime and its collaborators. 1,543 more words
The Zgoda (or Swietochlowice) camp was opened in February 1945 for enemies of the Soviet Union in the formerly German province of Silesia in Poland. It was set up at the location of a former Auschwitz subcamp, where jews had been forced to work for the German war effort. 409 more words
Chiune Sugihara is not a name that immediately springs to mind when thinking of Japanese Second World War heroes, but his story is remarkable.
Born in January 1900 in the small Japanese town of Yaotsu, Chiune was an excellent scholar. 76 more words
PHOTO: Lieutenant General Manus Kongpan (centre), suspected of involvement in human trafficking, arrives at a criminal court in Bangkok. (AFP: Pornchai Kittiwongsakul)
Dozens of people arrested in Thailand’s human trafficking crackdown, including a senior general, have appeared in court, days after the police officer in charge of the investigation tendered his resignation saying he feared for his life. 395 more words
Hello, I’ll be your “Death Camp” Tour Guide
You can’t drink those beers
People lose focus when offered swastika balloons for children
The Nazis, saddening by the hour, and Hitler dictated to his secretary… 198 more words