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Holocaust (disambiguation)

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The Holocaust was a genocide perpetrated by the Nazis, that killed around 11 million people, the majority of whom were Jews.

Holocaust may also refer to:


  • Armenian Holocaust, the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects during and after World War I
  • Indian Holocaust, referred to by some writers when discussing the centuries of massacres of Native Americans perpetrated by immigrants
  • Guatemalan genocide, also known as the "Silent Holocaust", genocide of Mayan peoples during the Guatemalan Civil War
  • Isaaq genocide, also known as the "Hargreisa Holocaust", the systematic, state-sponsored massacre of Isaaq civilians between 1988 and 1991 by the Somali Democratic Republic under the dictatorship of Siad Barre
  • Asian Holocaust, the mass murder of 3 to 14 million civilians and prisoners of war across East Asia and the Pacific by Imperial Japan's military.
  • Sikh Holocaust (disambiguation), either of two 18th century mass killings by Afghanis of Sikhs in the Punjab region, that resulted in 30,000 to 40,000 deaths
  • Herero and Namaqua genocide, was a campaign of racial extermination and collective punishment that the German Empire undertook in German South West Africa (modern-day Namibia) against the Herero, Nama and San people.
  • African Holocaust (Maafa), a term sometimes used by activists to refer to the history of atrocities committed against black people
  • Nuclear holocaust, the hypothetical annihilation of human civilization in the event of a global nuclear war

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