an event taking place under the Nazi government in Europe from 1939 to 1945 in which six million Jews and five million homosexuals, gypsies, Catholics, disabled people, Russians, Slavs, etc. were rounded up and slaughtered. Although other genocides have also happened, the Holocaust is unique in that it was the only genocide which was industrialized. The people organizing it were concerned with transportation, efficiency, materials, disposal, etc.
11 million people died in the Holocaust.
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