Category:Mass murder in 1939

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Mass murder by year 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942
Years 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942

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Mass murder is the act of murdering a large number of people, typically at the same time or over a relatively short period of time. Mass murder is also defined to be intentional and indiscriminate murder of large number of people by government agents. Examples are shooting of unarmed protestors, carpet bombing of cities, lobbying of grenades into prison cells, random execution of civilians." (see R. J. Rummel, Irving Louis Horowitz, Death by Government, Page 35, ISBN: 1560009276)