Deaths caused by the Holocaust

Deaths caused by the Holocaust

The Holocaust is what we call the Nazi attempt to destroy European Jewry. It was part of a vast operation in genocide which, between 1939 and 1945, caused the following deaths:

Jews6 million
Soviet prisoners of warOver 3 million
Soviet civilians2 million
Polish civiliansOver 1 million
Yugoslav civiliansOver 1 million
Men, women, and children with mental and physical deficiencies70,000
GypsiesOver 200,000
Political prisonersUnknown
Resistance fightersUnknown
DeporteesUnknown
HomosexualsUnknown