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After liberation of the Auschwitz camp: a warehouse of clothes that belonged to women who were murdered.
African American soldiers escort German civilians through a site where camp prisoners were massacred during a death march from B
Photo taken in Secretary of State Cordell Hull's office on the occasion of the third meeting of the War Refugee Board.
Meeting of the War Refugee Board in the office of Executive Director John Pehle.
Joseph Goebbels (standing) testifies for the state during the Reichstag Fire Trial before the Supreme Court.
On the day of his appointment as German chancellor, Adolf Hitler greets a crowd of enthusiastic Germans from a window in the Cha
Adolf Hitler (hand on rail) with Hermann Goering (second to left of Hitler) and Joseph Goebbels (third to left of Hitler) at the
Arrow Cross Party members execute Jews along the banks of the Danube River.
Jewish council chairman Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski delivers a speech.
A sign outside a town in northern Bavaria warns: "City of Hersbruck.
Crowded living conditions: prisoners inside a barracks at Gurs detention camp.
Music lesson in the SJYA (Shanghai Jewish Youth Association) school for Jewish refugee children, Shanghai, China, 1940.
Lessons in dancing and etiquette were given in the Shanghai Jewish Youth Association (SJYA), a school for Jewish refugee childre
Battalions of Nazi street fighters salute Hitler during an SA parade through Dortmund.
A girl in the Kloster Indersdorf children's center who was photographed in an attempt to help locate surviving relatives.
Four days after the outbreak of World War II, Secretary of State Cordell Hull signs the Neutrality Law (first signed by Presiden
In a radio broadcast, aviation hero and noted isolationist Charles Lindbergh asserts that the United States is not in danger of
Brigadier General Ernest Frank Benjamin, commanding officer of the Jewish Brigade, inspects the Second Battalion.
Members of the Jewish Brigade, an all-Jewish unit formed within the British army, in Tel Aviv.
Portrait of Franz Stangl, commandant of the Treblinka killing center (September 1942 - August 1943).
False identification papers used by Adolf Eichmann while he was living in Argentina under the assumed name Ricardo Klement.
German propaganda photograph of a kindergarten for German infants promotes the nurturing role of women on the home front.
Women were included in preparations for national defense even before the war.
Refugees from the Sudetenland, following its annexation by Germany, arrive in Prague.
Hitler reviews a parade celebrating the reintegration of the Saar region into Germany.
Passengers aboard the "St. Louis." These refugees from Nazi Germany were forced to return to Europe after both Cuba and the US d
The "St. Louis," carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees, waits in the port of Havana.
Refugees from Nazi Germany on board the "St.
Boarding pass for Dr. Walter Weissler for a voyage on the "St.
Gustav Schroeder, captain of the "St.
Antisemitic graffiti on a shop window: "The Jewish parasite sold Norway on the 9th of April [The day of the German invasion in 1
The "Gotenland," one of the ships used during the deportation of Jews from Norway to Auschwitz.
Dr. Joseph Jaksy poses with (from left to right): Valeria Suran, Lydia Suran, and his wife.
Poster (issued by the Jewish War Veterans of the United States) calling for a boycott of German goods.
Antisemitic poster equating Jews with communism.
A Warsaw ghetto resident gives money to two children on a Warsaw ghetto street.
An emaciated child eats in the streets of the Warsaw ghetto.
Children eating in the ghetto streets.
Jewish children on the streets of the Warsaw ghetto.
Jewish athletes at a sports festival in Grunewald stadium.
Jewish police distribute candy to children.
Jewish children on a horse-drawn wagon are taken to a deportation assembly point during the "Gehsperre" Aktion.
Family members say goodbye to a child through a fence at the ghetto's central prison where children, the sick, and the elderly w
Main entrance to the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp.
Jan Karski (standing), underground courier for the Polish government-in-exile who informed the west in the fall of 1942 about Na
Helene Gotthold, a Jehovah's Witness, was beheaded for her religious beliefs on December 8, 1944, in Berlin.
Ludwig Mueller, a Nazi sympathizer, was elected to the position of Reich Bishop in 1933 as Hitler attempted to unite regional Pr
Martin Niemöller, a German theologian and pastor, on a visit to the United States after the war.
Josef Stalin at signing of nonaggression pact, August 1939
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