Explores how countless ordinary people within the Reich and across Europe, from all walks of life, were essential to the execution of Nazi racial policies. View exhibition overview video
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Presents the history of the Holocaust through the experience of one child. Recommended for children eight years old and up.
Explores the most widely distributed antisemitic publication of modern times.
Examines the history of genocide since the Holocaust, with a focus on Bosnia, Rwanda, and Sudan.
Online features explore subjects relating to the Holocaust, as well as broader topics concerning genocide, antisemitism, and hate.
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January 2015 marks seventy years since the liberation of Auschwitz, the largest camp established by the Germans. A complex of camps, Auschwitz included a concentration camp, killing center, and forced-labor camp. Explore the links on this page to learn more.
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, one of the most destructive wars in modern history. This massive conflict and its divisive peace would echo in the decades to come, giving rise to a second world war and genocide committed under its cover.
On September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland, initiating World War II. Britain and France responded by declaring war on Germany on September 3. Within a month, Poland was defeated by a combination of German and Soviet forces.
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Explore the Museum's collection of Holocaust-related artifacts, one of the most comprehensive of its kind in the world.
Go behind the scenes of the Museum’s collections and the stories they bring to life.