Deportation of Romani (Gypsy) families from Vienna to Poland. [LCID: 22005]
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Genocide of European Roma (Gypsies), 1939–1945

The Nazis viewed Romani peoples as racially inferior and as social outsiders. During World War II, the Nazis and their allies and collaborators perpetrated a genocide of European Roma. They shot tens of thousands of Romani people in occupied eastern Poland, the Soviet Union, and Serbia. They also murdered thousands more Roma from western and central Europe in killing centers.

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