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For questions about The Holocaust, the genocide committed by Nazi Germany under the direction of Adolf Hitler. For any other genocide, use the [genocide] tag.

The Holocaust was the systematic genocide by Nazi Germany, under the direction of Adolf Hitler, of millions of Jews during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Many people also include the same regime's systematic killing of other groups--including Romanis, Poles, Soviet POWs, the disabled, homosexuals, communists, Jehovah's Witnesses, and other groups--under the same label.

Although other genocides are sometimes referred to as "holocausts," only use the [holocaust] tag for the genocide committed by Nazi Germany. For all other instances of genocide, use the [genocide] tag.

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