WWII, Holocaust, Cold War, and Postmodernism

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As you understand what happened before and during the Holocaust, how can you imagine that this atrocity might not have occurred? Feel free to be speculative, but ground your speculation in historical details.


The atrocities that happened during the Holocaust might not have happened had the United States intervened in World War II earlier than when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. It was widely-reported and common knowledge that the newspaper The Bund was smuggled into the United States, which reported atrocities of the Jews and other government-deemed undesirables being murdered in concentration camps in Europe. However, the United States did not get on board with World War II unless it absolutely had to fight back against one of the Axis Powers, which was Japan. During the Holocaust, this atrocity might not have occurred if more people (both Jewish and Gentile) would have defended the rights of human beings to live and coexist peacefully with people from other religious backgrounds, faith traditions, ethnicities, and ability levels. There were numerous people that were murdered due to the fact that the Germans considered them “undesirable.” The groups included in the undesirable category cut through a wide swath of people, not just limited to the Jewish people—but also extended to the Gypsies (also known as the Roma or Romani), disabled individuals, individuals with birth defects, homosexuals, Communists, artists, poets, musicians, writers, and anyone else who was considered “subhuman.” ...
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