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  • Jews
  • Eventually, the mass slaughter of certain European civilians by the Nazis during World War II, with a particular focus on such ethnic groups as Jews and Gypsies, would become known as "The Holocaust. (thenewamerican.com)
  • Wikipedia defines Holocaust denial as "the act of denying the genocide of Jews in the Holocaust during World War II. (thenewamerican.com)
  • The key claims of Holocaust denial are that Germany's National Socialist regime had no Final Solution policy and no intention of exterminating Jews, that Nazi authorities did not use extermination camps and gas chambers to mass murder Jews, and that the actual number of Jews killed was significantly (typically an order of magnitude) lower than the historically accepted figure of 5 to 6 million. (thenewamerican.com)
  • Jewish
  • At least 1.1 million Jewish children were murdered during the Holocaust . (ushmm.org)
  • Published in English in 1952 as The Diary of a Young Girl , the wartime journal of Anne Frank has become one of the world's most widely read books, transforming its author into a symbol of the hundreds of thousands of Jewish children murdered in the Holocaust. (ushmm.org)
  • prominent
  • Ironically, Paul Rassinier, a Frenchman who had been incarcerated as a political prisoner in Buchenwald concentration camp in 1943, was one of the first and turned out to be arguably the most prominent of the Holocaust deniers. (thenewamerican.com)
  • Children
  • Only a small number of millions of children persecuted during the Holocaust wrote diaries and journals that have survived. (ushmm.org)
  • The prominence of Anne Frank's diary served for a time to eclipse other in situ works written by children during the Holocaust. (ushmm.org)
  • people
  • Taken together, the diaries provide readers with a varied and complex view of young people who lived and died during the Holocaust. (ushmm.org)
  • Nevertheless, as interest in the Holocaust has increased, so has the publication of many more diaries, shedding light on the wartime lives of young people under Nazi oppression. (ushmm.org)
  • famous
  • Anne Frank , who wrote her diary in hiding with her family and a handful of acquaintances in an attic warehouse in Amsterdam , is the most famous child diarist of the Holocaust era. (ushmm.org)