Citations:Holocaust

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English citations of Holocaust

  • 1994, Human rights abuses of the Roma (Gypsies): hearing before the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations, and Human Rights, volume 4, page 17:
    Andrzej Mirga read a poem written by a Romani woman Holocaust survivor from Poland and told of the annihilation of Roma villages around Auschwitz.
  • 2006 April 27, Sheila Jackson Lee, in remarks published in the Congressional Record, the House of Representatives, volume 152, part 5, page 6309:
    The Holocaust's magnitude of destruction numbered more than 12 million deaths, including 6 million Jews and 1.5 million children []
  • 2011, Jonathan C. Friedman (editor), The Routledge History of the Holocaust, page 1:
    World War II, history's deadliest military conflict, accounted for 72 million of these deaths, 47 million civilians in total, 12 million of whom were murdered in the Holocaust, the genocidal wartime policy of the German state. [] The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC defines the Holocaust as the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its allies during World War II.
  • 2011, Julia von dem Knesebeck, The Roma Struggle for Compensation in Post-War Germany(ISBN 190739611X), page 234
    Many Roma began to accept the Central Council's help, and, as the files have shown, this often led to long-delayed compensation payments and the incremental growth of a collective consciousness as a Holocaust survivor group.