Holocaust Facts – 110 Horrible Facts About Holocaust

Holocaust Facts for Kids

Many camp prisoners though freed died within the first week of liberation as most of them were sick, beaten, and starved.

The documentary about the Holocaust filmed in 1945 by Alfred Hitchcock, was hidden until 1984.

Every year, over 500,000 people visit Auschwitz.

Before the Holocaust, Hitler gave a chance to nations including U.S., Great Britain and many others to take Jewish refugees. But they refused.

The company that created Zyklon B, the gas that was used to kill millions of Jews, still exists as a pest control company.

A Jewish woman during the holocaust has exposed up to 3,000 hiding Jews to Gestapo to save her family. She worked for the Gestapo until 1945, though her husband and parents were sent to Auschwitz in 1943.

A group of Jewish called “Avengers” planned to revenge the Holocaust by killing 6 million Germans after WW2 by poisoning the water supply of many cities in Germany. However it was thwarted by British police while the poison was in transit.

Auschwitz camp was established on May 20, 1940.

On September 2, 1939, Germany invaded Poland that marked the beginning of WW2.

Germany invaded Austria on 12 March, 1933. It is called as “The Anschluss.”