The holocaust forgotten memorial is a not-for profit organization with a goal to acknowledge and memorialize the millions of non-jewish victims of the holocaust of world war ii this internet site is made possible by the continued work of volunteers and the contributions and financial donations from friends and supporters. All polish people suffered enormously during the holocaust — jews and non-jews eleven million precious lives were lost during the holocaust of world war ii six million of these were polish citizens. I found out things that most of the world does not know my parents were correct they were truly victims of the holocaust all polish people suffered enormously during the holocaust — jews and non-jews eleven million precious lives were lost during the holocaust of world war ii six million of these were polish citizens. Holocaust victims were people who were targeted by the government of nazi germany for various discriminatory practices due to their ethnicity, religion, political beliefs, or sexual orientation.
Holocaust victims were people who were targeted by the government of nazi germany for various discriminatory the nazis' genocide and brutality was their way of ensuring lebensraum (living space) for those who met hitler's gay men suffered a higher mortality rate than other relatively small victim groups, such as jehovah's. The museum honors as survivors and victims any persons, jewish or non-jewish, who were displaced, persecuted, or discriminated against due to the racial, religious, ethnic, social, and political policies of the nazis and their collaborators between 1933 and 1945. It is important to note, however, when looking at this atrocious event in world history, that the jews were by no means the only victims of the holocaust other ethnic groups suffered heavy losses for instance, there were nearly as many non-jewish poles killed (approximately 3 million) as there were jewish poles.
Historians estimate the total number of deaths to be 11 million, with the victims encompassing gay people, priests, gypsies, people with mental or physical disabilities, communists, trade. The holocaust —the forgotten victims “the genocidal policies of the nazis resulted in the deaths of about as many polish gentiles as polish jews, thus making them co-victims in a ‘forgotten holocaust’” —“the forgotten holocaust,” by richard c lukas. The holocaust: table of contents|jewish victims|righteous gentiles non-jewish holocaust victims although jews were the primary victims of the nazi's evil, many other groups were targetted based on both racial and political grounds. As non-jewish groups began to count themselves as victims of the holocaust too, many jews chose to use the terms shoah or churban instead some dealt with sterilization of men and women, the treatment of war wounds, ways to counteract chemical weapons, research into new vaccines and drugs, and the survival of harsh conditions.
Holocaust victims died in many ways millions were murdered by the nazis, especially in concentration camps and extermination camps (death camps) many others died in camps and ghettoes from diseases, starvation, and freezing to death, caused by the terrible living conditions. When world war ii ended in 1945, six million european jews were dead, killed in the holocaust more than one million of the victims were children driven by a racist ideology that viewed jews as “parasitic vermin” worthy only of eradication, the nazis implemented genocide on an unprecedented scale.
These holocaust victims included about six million jewish people they also included five million of people who were not jewish holocaust victims died in many ways millions were murdered by the nazis, especially in concentration camps and extermination camps (death camps. As non-jewish groups began to count themselves as victims of the holocaust too, many jews chose to use the terms shoah or churban instead  [g] the nazis used the phrase final solution to the jewish question ( die endlösung der judenfrage . When the war in europe ended in may 1945, more than 1 million and perhaps as many as 15 million jewish children were dead, targeted victims in the nazis’ calculated program of genocide as warsaw ghetto historian emanuel ringelblum wrote in 1942, “even in the most barbaric times, a human spark glowed in the rudest heart, and children were.
Yet in many ways, rozental was one of the few lucky ones — a survivor six million of his fellow jews were murdered in the holocaust, including szmulek’s entire family save for one elder brother. Many died from starvation, disease, exhaustion, and cold, and thousands more were shot along the way it is estimated that 250,000 concentration camp prisoners were murdered or died in the forced death marches that were conducted during the last 10 months of world war ii.
Non-jewish holocaust victims although jews were the primary victims of the nazi's evil, many other groups were targetted based on both racial and political grounds other groups singled out by the nazis included lgbtq individuals, the physically and mentally disabled, roma (gypsies), poles and other slavic peoples, jehovah's witnesses, and members of political opposition groups.
Interspersed with the nightmares of trying to survive in a world of extermination are ross’s accounts of his work in some of boston’s toughest neighborhoods and his efforts to establish a memorial for the victims of the holocaust.