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The perpetrators

Historians have estimated that at least 500,000 men participated actively in the murder of the Jews during World War II – at gassings, shootings and similar atrocities.
The practical implementation of the Holocaust was taken care of by the Nazis, especially by the SS – headed by men like Reinhard Heydrich and Heinrich Himmler.



The political responsibility for the “Final Solution to the Jewish Question’ involved the very top of the Nazi hierarchy and thus Adolf Hitler and.