What, when, where, and why was the Holocaust? The Holocaust was first called a
religious rite in which an offer that gave to some one was burned in a fire. The current definition
of holocaust is any widespread human massacre. When it is written Holocaust, it means when
Nazi Germany completely destroyed the Jewish. The Holocaust was during the period of
January 30, 1933 to May 8, 1945. Hitler became Germany’s chancellor when it first started and
the war ended on the last day of the Holocaust, or known as V-E Day. During that time frame,
Jews in Europe were killed in the worst way possibly and led to the death of 6,000,000 Jews and
5,000 communities destroyed. 1.5 million of those Jews killed were children.
After Germany’s lost in World War I, they were embarrassed by the Versailles Treaty,
which lowered its prewar territory and armed forces. The German Empire demolished, a new
government of parliament called the Weimar Re...