Template:Cover abstract/Holocaust denial
Holocaust denial or Holocaust revisionism is the assertion that the Holocaust (often called the "Holohoax") perpetrated by Nazi Germany, other Axis powers, and their collaborators in occupied Europe during the Second World War never happened (denial) or happened vastly differently from the "official" story (revision). Like most conspiracy theories, it takes many forms; however, the claims generally fall into three categories:
- The Nazi Holocaust was faked (the evidence is deceitful);
- The Nazi Holocaust didn't happen (the evidence is wrong);
- The Nazi Holocaust wasn't that bad (the evidence is weak).
This article tries to briefly rebut the most common claims.