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View Diary: The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking (125 comments)

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  •  Yes (18+ / 0-)

    Gypsies, homosexuals, liberals, nationalists form other areas under their control, liberal Spaniards refugees from the Spanish Civil wars, socialist communist, Slavic prisoners, french indentured laborers.

    If you want to be really shocked read up on the eastern front during WWII. That's a subject most people now little. The German repression and scorched earth tactics regarding the untermensch in eastern Europe is unbelievable. The Russian response was not soft handed by any means either.

    •  I went to the wiki and found (4+ / 0-)
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      Lujane, lcrp, blueyedace2, raincrow

      population from 1900
      focus on the first 4 columns:
      year population     Live births     Deaths    

      1928     64 470 000     1 200 000     747 000     453 000     18.6     11.6     7.0
      1929     64 670 000     1 164 000     815 000     349 000     18.0     12.6     5.4
      1930     65 130 000     1 144 000     719 000     425 000     17.6     11.0     6.5
      1931     65 510 000     1 048 000     734 000     314 000     16.0     11.2     4.8
      1932     65 716 000     993 000     708 000     285 000     15.1     10.8     4.3
      1933     66 027 000     971 000     738 000     233 000     14.7     11.2     3.5
      1934     66 409 000     1 198 350     725 000     473 000     18.0     10.9     7.1
      1935     66 871 000     1 263 976     792 018     471 958     18.9     11.8     7.1
      1936     67 349 000     1 278 583     795 793     482 790     19.0     11.8     7.2
      1937     67 831 000     1 277 046     794 367     482 679     18.8     11.7     7.1
      1938     68 424 000     1 348 534     799 220     549 314     19.7     11.7     8.0
      1939     69 314 000     1 413 230     854 348     558 882     20.4     12.3     8.1
      1940     69 838 000     1 402 258     885 591     516 667     20.1     12.7     7.4
      1941     70 244 000     1 308 232     844 435     463 797     18.6     12.0     6.6
      1942     70 834 000     1 055 915     847 861     208 054     14.9     12.0     2.9
      1943     70 411 000     1 124 718     853 246     271 472     16.0     12.1     3.9
      1944     69 000 000     1 215 000     915 000     300 000     17.6     13.3     4.3
      1945     66 000 000     1 060 000     1 210 000     -150 000     16.1     18.3     -2.3             2.50
      1946     64 260 000     921 998     1 001 331     -79 333     14.3     15.6     -1.2    

      do you notice any year with larger then average deaths?  Seems like it's still being covered up...

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