To support your planned observance of Days of Remembrance, we encourage you to explore the following educational resources:
View eyewitness accounts of liberators and survivors as they discuss the end of the war, the discovery of the camps, and the struggle to make sense.
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First Person podcast series: Conversations with Holocaust Survivors.
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To see additional survivor testimony, access the personal testimony of Nesse Godin, a survivor of the Siaulia ghetto in Lithuania, the Stutthof concentration camp, four labor camps, and a death march, as she shares her memories.
Online workshop »
Through the Museum’s collection of personal histories, learn about individuals who experienced diverse aspects of the history of the Holocaust.
Abraham Lewent »
Gerda and Kurt Klein »
Children: Smuggling food for survival »
Children: Aftermath of the Holocaust »
View these short animated maps, which give overviews of the history and provide context for learning.
On June 6, 1944 (known as D-Day), the western Allies launched the single largest amphibious invasion force in world history, landing almost 150,000 soldiers under the command of U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the beaches of Normandy, France.
January 2005 marked the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz camp. Explore the links on this page to learn more about the history and liberation of the camp.
Special Focus page »
In the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust, the world was faced with a challengehow to seek justice for an almost unimaginable scale of criminal behavior. The International Military Tribunal (IMT) held at Nuremberg, Germany, attempted to broach this immense challenge on a legal basis.
War Crimes Trials »
The Museum’s online encyclopedia containing articles, film, photographs, individual histories, survivor testimony, chronologies, maps, artifacts, music, and links to resources.
Liberation of Nazi Camps »
U.S. Army Units »
Liberation: 60th Anniversary »