Who's To Blame For The Holocaust Analysis

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Who 's to blame?
Over six million innocent Jewish families and children were massacred from 1933 through 1945. But why? Who could stomach the thought of little children being killed. We never really understood why the Jews specifically.Was it only Adolf Hitler’s fought or maybe there were more people behind these horrible crimes. Adolf Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. His strong beliefs about Jewish people resulted in millions of deaths of them. Not only Hitler, but as with many other Germans, believed that they were betrayed by the Jews. In addition they were blamed for economic crisis that Germany was suffering through as well as their defeat in World War I. Hitler believed
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During Kristallnacht (“The night of the broken glass”), 8,000 Jewish businesses were destroyed, 30,000 Jews taken to concentration camps. Almost 2,000 through 2,500 deaths were caused by the terrible events of that horrible night. This tragedy was not only the SS and SA carrying out this persecution but it was met with involvement of many German citizens. German citizens aren’t as innocent as history makes them. Now there were some Germans who opposed to the Holocaust, that were afraid to speak out because Hitler was so powerful at the time. Afraid of what might happen to them and their families if they did. On the other hand it was over 10,000 Germans involved in orchestrating the massive genocide against the Jews, which was a very large amount. Hitler used very untrue things about the Jews to get people to agree and follow along. Most of the things Hitler accused the Jews of were very false. Less Jews probably couldn’t not been killed if the United States or other countries would’ve stepped in a bit sooner. I feel as though the United States is very powerful, with our help alone it would’ve made a big difference in what was happening. The United States gave a blind eye towards what was happening to the Jews, as if
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