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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission

Vocabulary: Holocaust

A

  • Aktion T-4
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  • Albania
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  • Allies
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  • Mordechai Anielewicz
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  • Anschluss
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  • anti-Judaism
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  • antisemitism
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  • Appellplatz
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  • Arrow Cross
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  • Aryan
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  • Ashkenazi
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  • assimilation
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  • Attack on the 20th Convoy
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  • Rachel Auerbach
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  • Auschwitz-Birkenau
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  • Axis
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B

  • Babi Yar
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  • Samuel Bak
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  • Baltic states
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  • barbed wire
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  • Battle of Stalingrad
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  • Beer Hall Putsch
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  • Belgium
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  • Bergen-Belsen
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  • Berlin Olympics
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  • Besa (Albania)
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  • Bełżec
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  • black market
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  • blood libel
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  • Bolshevism
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  • book burning
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  • boxcar
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  • boycott
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  • Brownshirts
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  • Brundibár
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  • Buchenwald
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  • Bulgaria
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  • bystanders
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C

  • Paul Celan
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  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon
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  • Chełmno
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  • Churbn
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  • circumcision
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  • collaborators
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  • communists
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  • compensation
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D

  • Dachau
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  • Dearborn Independent
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  • death camp
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  • death march
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  • degenerate art
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  • dehumanization
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  • Charlotte Delbo
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  • denazification
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  • Denmark
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  • deportation
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  • Der ewige Jude
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  • Der Giftpilz
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  • Der Stürmer
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  • diary
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  • diaspora
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  • disabled
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  • Displaced Persons camp
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  • Dominican Republic
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  • dysentery
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E

  • Einsatzgruppen
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  • emaciation
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  • Emancipation of the Jews
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  • eugenics
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  • euphemism
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  • Évian Conference
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F

  • fascism
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  • Fania Fénelon
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  • Final Solution
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  • Finland
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  • Anne Frank
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  • Führer
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G

  • gas chamber
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  • General Government
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  • German American Bund
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  • Gestapo
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  • ghetto
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  • Miep Gies
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  • Josef Goebbels
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  • Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
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  • Great Depression
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  • Greece
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  • Herschel Grynszpan
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H

  • Reinhard Heydrich
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  • Hitler Youth
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  • Adolf Hitler
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  • Holocaust
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  • homosexuals
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  • Miklos Hórthy
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  • Hungary
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I

  • Italy
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J

  • Jedwabne
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  • Jehovah's Witness
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  • Jud Süß
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  • Judaism
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  • Judenrat
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  • Judenrein
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  • Judensau
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K

  • Kanada
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  • Kapo
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  • Jan Karski
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  • Kielce Pogrom
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  • Kindertransport
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  • Gerda Weissmann Klein
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  • klezmer
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  • Janusz Korczak
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  • Kraków Ghetto
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  • Kristallnacht
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L

  • labor camp
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  • Lebensborn
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  • Lebensraum
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  • Olga Lengyel
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  • Primo Levi
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  • liberators
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  • lice
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  • Life Unworthy of Life
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  • liquidation
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  • Łódź Ghetto
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  • Karl Lueger
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M

  • Madagascar Plan
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  • Majdanek
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  • Maria Mandel
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  • Wilhelm Marr
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  • Mauthausen
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  • medical ethics
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  • Mein Kampf
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  • memoir
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  • memorial
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  • Mischlinge
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  • Mizrahi
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  • Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
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  • Henry Morgenthau, Jr
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  • MS St. Louis
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N

  • Nazism
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  • Netherlands
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  • Martin Niemöller
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  • Night and Fog
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  • Night of the Long Knives
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  • North Africa
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  • Norway
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  • Nuremburg Laws
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O

  • Operation Reinhard
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  • Oswego, NY
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P

  • Pale of Settlement
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  • parasite
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  • partisans
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  • perpetrators
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  • phenol injection
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  • pogrom
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  • Poland
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  • political dissidents
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  • Pope Pius XII
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  • Porajmos
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  • propaganda
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  • Protocols of the Elders of Zion
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R

  • race theory
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  • Red Army
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  • refugees
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  • Reichstag fire
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  • Reischskonkordat
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  • rescuer
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  • the Resistance
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  • Leni Riefenstahl
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  • Righteous Among the Nations
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  • Emanuel Ringelblum
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  • Roma/Sinti
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  • Romania
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  • Eleanor Roosevelt
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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
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  • Rosenstrasse protest
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S

  • Nelly Sachs
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  • Oskar Schindler
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  • Hans and Sophie Scholl
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  • Schutzstaffel
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  • scrip
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  • selection
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  • Irena Sendler
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  • Hannah Senesh
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  • Sephardi
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  • Shanghai
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  • Shoah
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  • Shoes on the Danube Bank
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  • Dawid Sierakowiak
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  • Slavs
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  • Sobibór
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  • Sonderkommando
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  • Soviet prisoners of war
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  • stab-in-the-back myth
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  • Joseph Stalin
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  • sterilization
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  • Julius Streicher
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  • MV Struma
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  • Chiune Sugihara
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  • survivors
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  • Swastika
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T

  • tattoo
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  • Theresienstadt/Terezín
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  • Sister Rose Thering
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  • Third Reich
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  • Dorothy Thompson
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  • torch rally
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  • Treaty of Versailles
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  • Treblinka
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  • trial of Adolf Eichmann
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  • trivialization
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  • typhus
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U

  • upstanders
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  • Ustashe
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V

  • vermin
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  • Vichy France
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  • victims
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  • Vilnius Ghetto
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  • visa
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W

  • Waffen-SS
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  • Richard Wagner
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  • Wagner-Rogers Bill
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  • Raoul Wallenberg
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  • Wansee Conference
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  • Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
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  • Wehrmacht
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  • Weimar Republic
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  • White Rose
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  • Elie Wiesel
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  • Simon Wiesenthal
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  • World War II
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Y

  • Yad Vashem
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  • yellow star
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  • Yiddish
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  • Yom HaShoah
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  • Yugoslavia
    Yugoslavia refers to the multi-ethnic country that saw the almost total destruction of its Jewish population during the 1940s in the Holocaust, along with the… [click to read full definition]

Z

  • Mala Zimetbaum
    Mala Zimetbaum (full name Malka Zimetbaum, 1918-1944) refers to the Jewish woman who served as a translator at Auschwitz and became a protector of and an… [click to read full definition]
  • Zyklon B
    Zyklon B refers to the cyanide poisonous gas that was utilized to murder over a million people at Nazi camps, including Auschwitz-Birkenau. Most… [click to read full definition]