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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Why the Jews?

The Nazis persecuted many groups, but they aimed to kill all Jewish people.

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The Museum's collections database contains more than 270,000 records, including:

  • Photos and albums—Images of life before, during, and after the Holocaust

  • Personal stories—Interviews, home movies, memoirs, and diaries

  • Films—Historical footage and contemporary films about the Holocaust