Holocaust – the statistics

History of Sorts

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VictimsKilled
Jews5.93 million
Ethnic Poles2.7–3.2 million
Ukrainian Slavs3 million
Soviet POWs2–3 million
Belarusian Slavs1.5 million
Serbs300,000–500,000
Disabled270,000
Romani90,000–220,000
Freemasons80,000–200,000
Slovenes20,000–25,000
Homosexuals5,000–15,000
Jehovah’s
Witnesses
2,500–5,000
Spanish Republicans7,000

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The numbers are truly staggering but to be honest I don’t really care if 500,000 or 15 million got killed, for these numbers are statistics and that is all they are.But every number has a story.

I am interested in the first victim, for the Holocaust didn’t start at the 6th million Jewish victim but the first.

On April 12th 1933 Arthur Kahn was executed in the newly build concentration camp,Dachau.

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Ernst Goldmann, Rudolf Benario and Erwin Kahn were executed shortly afterwards. This fact is important to determine where the guilt lies for the Holocaust. In April 1933 the world knew about Dachau and although there are no records about it but…

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