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September 09, 2014
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7 p.m.

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
7401 Park Heights Avenue
Pikesville, MD 21208

Inside the Mind of a Nazi Perpetrator:
The Search for the Rosenberg Diary
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A page from Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg’s diary. US Holocaust Memorial Museum
A page from Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg’s diary. US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Alfred Rosenberg’s ideas, writings, and speeches became a formative part of Nazi ideology and the pursuit of Lebensraum, or living space, for the German people. After a relentless 17-year search for Rosenberg’s diary, the Museum shares the significance of this recent acquisition to its permanent collection by taking you into the mind of a major Nazi ideologue, who was a close confidant of Adolf Hitler and instrumental in the “Final Solution.”

Courtney Campbell

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A 17-Year Search for the Alfred Rosenberg Diary
After nearly two decades of searching, the Museum finally located the Alfred Rosenberg diary. The text is now available online for historians and other researchers.
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Video: Curators Corner on the Rosenberg Diary
Learn more about the diary and its significance from Jürgen Matthäus, Director of Applied Research Scholars at the Museum's Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.
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Cultural Looting: A Policy of Plunder
Numerous German agencies and individuals participated in the looting of cultural objects throughout Europe. Learn more about one particular unit of the Foreign Political Office.
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