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Can you compare the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to the Jewish Holocaust

Can you compare the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to the Jewish Holocaust

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Laura Rigsby History 1120 Monica Hunt April 28, 2008 The Comparability of the Holocaust and Hiroshima Can you compare the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to the Jewish Holocaust? Many scholars say that the bombing of Hiroshima is just as brutal as the genocide of six million Jews during World War Two. Is America just as barbaric as our sworn enemies of that time? Personally, I cannot agree are remotely the same. Being a Jewish woman, this subject it very close to my heart. I am not going to let my religion define my opinion for this assignment, however I cannot help but think about the Jews that died in the Holocaust since I have a deep connection to them. Numerically, the Holocaust takes the cake. If you just look at the sheer number of casualties, the Holocaust killed over six million Jews, and that’s not counting the Slavs, homosexuals, gypsies, and mentally retarded that were also exterminated at that time. The Germans were trying to create a “master race” that eliminates anybody who weakened the purity of the Aryan race. According to The Global Experience: Readings in World History, “citizen is a subject of the state who is of German or related blood, who proves by his conduct that he is willing and faithfully fit to serve the German people and the Reich citizen. Further, a Jew cannot be a Reich citizen.” Now, compare that to the
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