In the context of the Holocaust, intentionality refers to leading National-Socialist functionaries having had intentions to physically annihilate the Jews within their reach, plans they devised to that effect, and orders they issued to make it happen.

Intentions can be gleaned from public and private statements of leading National-Socialist politicians. See in this regard the entries on:

Whether any plans existed that were devised to turn such a potential intention into reality, is furthermore discussed in the following entries:

Which orders were actually issued, is discussed in the following entries:

Other entries on mid-level functionaries also cover some aspects of this overarching topic, such as:


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