The 1944 uprising failed and teenagers think the opposite

Four percent also think the Holocaust is a made-up thing, was the right thing to do or nothing horrible, the latest survey revealed.

The Slovak National Uprising took place from August 29, 1944 until October 28, 1944. After all, it failed. The Slovak National Uprising took place from August 29, 1944 until October 28, 1944. After all, it failed. (Source: The SNP Museum (Facebook))

Most teenagers do not have an opinion on the Nazi-allied Slovak state, while nearly half of youngsters think the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) in 1944 was a success, although it was not.

About 4 percent also think the Holocaust is a made-up thing, was the right thing to do or was nothing horrible, the latest survey revealed.

“Even with this number, we must be aware of the impact of dangerous fascist tendencies; these do not concern only anti-Semitism, but also anti-Roma and anti-immigrant attitudes,” said Stanislav Mičev, head of the SNP Museum in Banská Bystrica, as quoted by the regional MY Bystrica website.

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