Summary: How World War I Led To The Holocaust

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During World War II, there was an event known as the Holocaust, where six millions Jews were persecuted by the Nazi Germany under the leadership of Adolf Hitler. Previous research has shown that the reason for the persecution of the Jews were because of Hitler’s hatred toward the Jews. In the book, November 9: How World War One Led to the Holocaust by Joachim Riecker, Riecker stated that Hitler 's hatred toward the Jews comes from the belief that Jews were the reason for Germany defeat in World War I and Germany economic crisis. Riecker once told the Daily Telegraph that the core of Hitler 's hatred “ lies at the defeat of Germany in World War I, where Hitler blamed the Jews for the defeats of the country, collapse of the monarchy and the…show more content…
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