World War II

1939 - 1945

Anti-semitism was global, though the degree to which was greatly different depending on the country. This is the period of the Holocaust, when genocide and atrocities were commited against the Jews. Jews had nowhere to flee to, as most countries barred entry at the Evian Conference.

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By Anonymous photographer from the Auschwitz Erkennungsdienst. Several sources believe the photographer to have been SS officers Ernst Hoffmann or Bernhard Walter, who ran the Erkennungsdienst. - The source of this version is The Daily Beast. Also see Auschwitz Album, Yad Vashem., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=82421763