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selver wrote

Of course. It wasn't just a fight for the land, Europeans dehumanized indigenous people like Germany did the Jews. I think you're severely understating the racist ideology underlying colonialism.

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OKC OP wrote

But the difference is they were able to fight back and successfully defend their lands for centuries, which makes it more of a war than a holocaust.

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selver wrote

Sounds more like a difference in the ability to defend themselves between the Jews & the indigenous, not a difference in ideology between Nazis and Settlers.

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retiredaccount wrote

The Soviets fought back and won, even though Slavs were targeted in the Holocaust and Generalplan Ost. Again, not just Jews. It was also a war of genocide.

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