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Other faces of the holocaust by RedOut Other faces of the holocaust by RedOut
Though the jewish community gets most of the sympathy for the holocaust, they werent the only ones in the camps. Most of these people were given a symbol of identification, coloured triangles. Some of these symbols went on to represent the group of people after the holocaust (homosexuals, for example)

Red: Political prisoner, often a communist or socialist that is not a nazi.

Pink: Homosexual

Brown: Sometimes used for undesirables or antisocials (like non-comformists) instead of black triangle, which was sometimes reserved for lesbians.

Purple: Jehova's whitness

Blue: Emigrant

Black: Antisocial

Green: Criminals

Yellow: Jew, 2 triangles used to form a star of david, this second star can be combined with any of the other triangles to form the star if they happen to be jewish too.

I felt like doing something informative, so here it is.
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chibiloverqueen Nov 5, 2013  Student General Artist
Even with all the proof we have now people say it never happend. I just don't want to believe it happend but ik it did becoz my family went through it becoz we had some homosexual relatives. RIP love u guys x x x 
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Vladimir-Valentine Oct 23, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Actually, Pink was not just for homosexuals. Pink was at actually for sexual offenders that also included Rapists and Pedophiles. Brown was later given to the Gypsies, Black was "work shy" which included alcoholics, drug addicts, Lesbians, prostitutes and the like. And there is also the Red UnInverted triangle which was reserved for POW, spies and deserters.
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:iconmornofvivec:
Weren't the mentally disabled also targeted as well?
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Vladimir-Valentine Oct 23, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Yes
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SandBladeRaider Jun 2, 2013
Thanks for showing there were others who died in the Holocaust. They all should be remembered.
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yoloswaggins1488 Mar 14, 2013
sieg heil 14/88 gas the kikes, boots on the ground
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CreeppingDeath May 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
FUCK YOU
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The-German-States Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know Hitler is a Bastard but I hate how everyone hates the Germans for what he did. Earlier they were under his Control, mostly because they were Scared...but why do they call every German nowadays a Nazi? I mean...That's just mean.

What happened was shit though, I had ancestors who were Nazis and I had Ancestors who had died in Holocaust for many different reasons. I can't understand how they would think of doing something this cruel.
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:iconsandman840:
One famous Axis WWII general was a german patriot who hated hitler's plans.
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:iconchipk9:
tell me where did you get your information i would like to read more about the symbols.
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