This term describes the systematic attempt at extinction of the Jewish people, which claimed up to six million lives during the Nazi reign of 1933-1945.
This page collates recent DW content relating to the Holocaust.
A Russian court has denied a request to release files on the fate of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. He saved thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary before his arrest and forced disappearance by Soviet agents.
Inge Deutschkron was one of 1,700 Jews who survived the Holocaust in the Berlin underground. Now 95, the renowned German-Israeli publicist has not tired of reminding the world of the atrocities committed by the Nazis.