World War II was a dark period in the history of the world. This section covers topics about some of the many people and events that took place during the course of World War II.
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Himmler, Heinrich (1900-1945), a German Nazi leader. As head of the Nazi concentration camp system, he was largely responsible for the deaths of vast numbers of persons.

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