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.
The Netherlands' state-owned train company will compensate Holocaust survivors and people whose relatives were deported on its trains to Nazi concentration camps during World War II. Trains operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen sent more than 100,000 Jews to their deaths. Keith Walker speaks with Bas Kortholt from the Centre for Memory at Westerbork in the Netherlands.
Despite recent restitutions, Germany is stalling on the return of Nazi-looted art. Ahead of a Berlin conference 20 years after an agreement to track proper ownership, African countries are now also claiming restitution.