The Holocaust and the Neo-Nazi Mythomania
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The Jewish population of the extended German Reich was reduced by 3, million between 1933 and 1943 under the leadership of National Socialism. In Altreich the population dropped to 1/12, in Ostmark to 1/27, in the General Government and in Bohemia and Moravia to about 1/7 and mt the Eastern Territories to between 1/3 and 1/4.

Emigration, Excess Mortality and Evacuation. This reduction in the population is the result of a combination of emigration, excess mortality and evacuation and certain minor changes due to other factors (such as officially allowed conversions, recognition as a first class half-breed, new registrations and cleaning up of files). The following chart explains:


The figures for Altreich, Ostmark, Bohemia and Moravia together are:
The unusual excess mortality among the Jews, for example in Altreich, can be attributed to abnorming [sic] aging and the weakness of Jews as well as to a low birth rate and a high mortality rate. In the first quarter of 1943 there were 22 births and 1113 deaths. The firgures [sic] for emigration and excess mortality (the turmoil of war!) in the Eastern Territories
 
 
Jewish Population at time of
Assumption of Power
929 000
Changes due to  
Emigration – 557 357
Excess Mortality – 82 776
Evacuation – 217 748
New Registration etc. + 3 860
  – 854 021
   
Population on Dec. 31,1942 74 979
 
   
   

 
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