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In the summer of 1941, following Germany's attack on the Soviet Union, Germans began to perpetrate mass shootings of Jewish men, women, and children in territory seized from Soviet forces. These murders were part of the “Final Solution to the Jewish Question,” the mass murder of Europe’s Jews.
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How and why was the Holocaust possible?