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Could the Holocaust only happen in Germany or has it happened elsewhere?

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Actually, the Holocaust has indeed happened elsewhere. Genocide has taken on many forms and been inflicted in many ways. It has been seen in Armenia, Rwanda, Bosnia, the Sudan, and Cambodia, to name a few places. What makes the Holocaust unique and distinctive was that it was, unlike previous and more recent acts of genocide, a nationally-organized, bureaucratic attempt to eliminate an entire ethnic group (the Jews). It was commissioned by a highly industrialized and civilized nation-state (Germany), and undertaken by many elements of its government, including transportation and health agencies, combined with the private sector. Germany was the land of culture....Goethe, Schiller, Beethoven. Germany had invented such modern academic concepts as the seminar, the graduate school, the Ph.D. That a nation of such high intellectual caliber could descend into such barbarism was shocking to the American, British, and Soviet troops who entered Auschwitz, Dachau, and Belsen in 1945. That made the Holocaust unique. However, with the advances in technology -- particularly weaponry -- it is probably easier than ever to engage in mass extermination. That was demonstrated in Cambodia, where Pol Pot's "Year Zero" program led to the "Killing Fields" where millions of Cambodians were driven out of cities and into the countryside, tortured, and shot, leaving behind piles of skulls and emptied cities and towns.

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