SHOAH ' Twentieth Century Genocide'
Welcome to 'SHOAH'
The world has seen many catastrophes in her time, but she has never seen one that can parallel Adolf Hitler's rise to power and his war against his so-called 'undesirables'
His blind hatred cost the lives of over 6 million european Jew's, 200,000 Gypsies, 70,000 physically and mentally disabled people, and of over 50 million others, who died because of the war he created.
This site is a no-holes bar, look at Hitler's rise to power and a look at the holocaust he created.
These web pages are dedicated to all who have
suffered at the hands of Hitler's regime. And as a reminder of what can happen if we turn our back on humanity.
'I touch the scar on my left forearm, just below the elbow. I had the tattoo surgically removed. There was so many people who didn't know and so many questions: "What do those numbers mean?"
"Is that your address?" "Is that your phone number?"
What was I supposed to say-"That was my name for three years and forty-one days?" One day a kind doctor offered to remove it for me. "This is not charity",he assurred me. "It is the least I can do as an American Jew. You were there, I was not".
(Survivor of Auschwitz)
'Even the child in the cradle must be trampled down like a poisonous toad...we are living in an epoch of iron, during which it is necessary to sweep with iron brooms'
Himmler. September 1941
Church: Promotors of Hate - The Roots of Antisemitism ?
Anti-semitism as a phenomenon is centuries old, and its roots lay in religion.
For centuries the Jews have been labelled by western Christians as "Christ killers!" and many have suffered as a consequence.
in john we see Jesus himself labelling the Jews as evil...
"Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode
not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. when he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own; for he is a liar, and the father of it." (John 8:44)
Also in Matthew we see the Jews accepting complicity in the death of Jesus.
"When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children." (Matthew 27:24-25)
Below are examples of statements given by the Catholic Church against the Jews throughout the centuries!
'Murderers of the Lord!'
'Rebels and destroyers of God'
'Companions of the Devil'
'No better than hoggs in their lewd grossness and gluttony'
The Nationalist Socialsts in Germany used every means at their disposal, especially once they came to power in January 1933, to dehumanise and to demonise their so-called 'enemies of the Reich' whether they be real or imaginary, which in turn caused unspeakable genocidal mania that spread through Germany and then the occuppied territories that came under the German spere of influence cultimating in the massacres of millions of men, women and children. Today, have we learned the lessons of history? some have, but its sad to say that others have not. The world has seen many other genocides take place since the fall of the Third Reich and here in Britain, educated britons are still voting for racist groups Organisations such as the British National Party (BNP) or supporting others like the National Front (NF) which use fear and ignorance as tools of their trade to promote racial hatreds within our communities, like what Hitler had done in Germany.
To defeat extremism, we must educate our people to the conseqences of blind hatred. We must dispel the myths generated by these race hate groups by informing our people of the facts of other nations cultures and religious beliefs.
To vote for an extreme political party simply as a protest vote is not the way forward for anyone. Doing that simply gives the racist organisation a belief that peoples views on race and culture are changing in their favour, thus prompting more race hate campaigns as well as given credibility to the extreme groups.
ESTIMATED DEATH TOLL
War related: 50+ million
Jews: 5-6 million
Soviet P.O.W; 3+ million
Soviet Civillians: 2+ million
Polish Civillians: 1+ million
Yugoslav Civillians: 1+ million
Disabled Persons: 70,000
Resistance Fighters: Unknown
Homosexuals: 5000 -15000
Other (other war casualties): Unknown
Did You Know?
the word 'anti-semtitism' was invented in 1879 by a German called Wilhelm Marr (1818-1904)
The word 'holocaust' comes from the Greek 'holos' which means 'whole' and 'caustos' which means 'burnt'. Originally it meant 'Sacrife consumed by fire'. It is now associated with Hitlers attempt to eliminate europes Jews, Gypsies, political prisoners and anyone else his Third Reich classed as 'undesirables'.
In hebrew, the holocaust is called 'Shoah' which means 'a great and terrible wind'.