Horror survey: Two-thirds of millennials don’t know what Auschwitz was, lack basic Holocaust facts

Horror survey: Two-thirds of millennials don’t know what Auschwitz was, lack basic Holocaust facts

[Ed. – So what exactly do they think was so bad about the Nazis?  The Nazis were socialists who seized guns, centralized economic decision-making, promoted genetic engineering, euthanasia, and radical environmentalism, despised and sought to silence Christianity and Judaism, and had the courage to demonize and punish dissenters who kept engaging in politically incorrect speech.  The Nazis were everything millennials have been raised to embrace.  What is their objection to Nazis again, if they don’t even understand or know anything about the Holocaust?  Is it the uniforms?]

Two-in-three Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 years old cannot say what Auschwitz was, according to a study released Thursday, known internationally as Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Sixty-six percent of millennials and 41 percent of all U.S. adults could not explain the significance of Auschwitz, which was a Poland-based concentration and extermination camp where the Nazis held 1.3 million people and killed 1.1 million during World War II.

Among Millennials, 41 percent believe fewer than 2 million Jewish people were killed during the Holocaust – one-third of the actual number, according to the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany’s Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Study.

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