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The Herero-Nama genocide is actually considered one of the precursors that led up to the Holocaust. Within this genocide they had their own versions of concentration camps and ideologies that both the Herero Nama people were viewed not as people but possessions or even pests, as some propaganda's during the holocaust depicted Jews. During the Herero-Nama genocide, the skulls of slain natives were examined by Germans in an attempt to prove German genetic superiority. This was the Race Theory that actually placed a huge part. The German scientists would dig up the skeletons of the African Americans and measure them, trying to find any evidence to support their claim of them being subhuman. In return, the similar actions were performed by scientists Josef Mengele, known as the angel of death performed inhumane experiments in order to prove the Jews as inferior to the Germans. They claim these to be methods of science but in reality it was torturing of people and brought out the worst of science. Both genocides the main idea was to segregate the people that were claimed to be seen as inferior to the superior race. Both mass killings performed inhuman acts against people, and had mass

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