[Israels Yad Vashem Holocaust remembrance centre. Credit: Hadas Parish/Flash90.]
Newly released United Nations documents reveal that the Allied powers knew about the Jewish Holocaust carried out by Hitlers Nazi regime at least two-and-a-half years earlier than previously thought.
As early as December 1942, the United States, the United Kingdom and the former Soviet Union were aware that at least two millions Jews were massacred by the Nazi regime, according to the British media outlet The Independent. And an additional five million Jews were at risk of being murdered.
Despite knowing about the ongoing Jewish Holocaust, the Allied powers did little to intervene.
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