The Shocking Scale of Holocaust Killing by Country

James Carson

2 mins

07 Aug 2018

The Holocaust was in the words of Winston Churchill ‘the most horrible crime in the whole history of the world.’ It involved the industrialised mass slaughter of Jewish people throughout Europe, particularly those in territories occupied to the east of Nazi Germany.

In this exclusive interview with Miroslaw Obstarczyk, a curator at Auschwitz, we hear about the horrors of the camp and the bravery of the people who died there.Watch Now

This visualisation shows the number of deaths comparatively by country, with each block being 1,000 deaths.

 

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Distressing but important archive footage filmed by American forces during the liberation of Europe and forming an official post-war documentary report about Nazi concentration camps.Watch Now

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