The Holocaust is the most infamous genocide in history. It came close to wiping out the entire Jewish population of Europe but questions remain over who has a share in the responsibility for it.
Which word means 'hatred of Jews'?
What percentage of the population of Germany were Jewish people in the 1920s?
In the 1920s and 1930s what did Nazi 'race scientists' declare?
Roma gypsies were equal to German 'Aryans'
German 'Aryans' were Untermenschen
Jews were a Gegenrasse
When did Hitler come to power?
What did Hitler blame the Jews for?
Starting the First World War
Not fighting in the First World War
Germany's defeat in the First World War
What was the purpose of the Nuremberg Laws?
To deprive Jewish people of their civil rights
To encourage a boycott of Jewish shops
To prevent Jewish people from becoming doctors, lawyers or teachers
What is genocide?
Hatred of Jewish people
The attempt to kill a whole ethnic group
Complete destruction or obliteration
What was the 'Final Solution'?
To exterminate all the Jewish people in Europe
To defeat the Russians
To invade Britain
The Russians advanced in the winter of 1944-1945. What happened to the Jewish prisoners?
They were released
They were sent to the camps such as Auschwitz
They were forced to march to concentration camps in the west
Some German Jewish people sent their children to safety in Britain by train. What was this called?