The history of the Holocaust: the systematic attempted destruction of the European Jews by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Over ten million innocents, including about six million Jews, perished at the hands of the Nazis.

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America and the Holocaust
Examines the complex social and political factors that led the American government to ignore the Jewish victims of the Holocaust until 1944.
Angels Of Death - The Nazi Doctors
Biographies, including survivor testimonies and graphic photos.
Antisemitism - Its History and Causes
The writing by Bernard Lazare trying to understand a phenomenon of hatred, not the work of a self-hating Jew.
The Assassins of Memory - Essays on the Denial of the Holocaust
A book consisting of five essays by Pierre Vidal-Naquet.
Auschwitz Survivor Tells of Vain Uprising
News article as told by a survivor.
The Beth Shalom Holocaust Web Centre
Collection of related sites, including a web-based introduction for school pupils.
The Bible Foretold the Holocaust
Holy Scriptures foretold the circumstances and some of the details of the Holocaust.
The Center for Holocaust Humanity Education
Part of Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion. Dedicated to education, teacher and clergy training, advocacy, and research relating the lessons of the Holocaust to issues and challenges facing humankind today.
The Children Of Izieu
The story of the Jewish children at the orphanage known as La Maison d'Izieu that includes information on the children, Nazi biographies, SS testimonies, galleries, poetry, books, and links.
The Children Who Cheated the Nazis
Site of a BBC documentary about the Kindertransport, including history, images, and music lyrics.
Courage And Survival - The Holocaust
Brief biographies and stories of the victims, survivors, and rescuers.
David Irving's Hitler - A Faulty History Dissected
A book containing two essays by Eberhard Jäckel: Innocence of Hitler and Irving, Hitler, and the Murder of the Jews.
Foundation Chambon
To explore and communicate necessary and challenging lessons of hope intertwined with the Holocaust's unavoidable lessons of despair.
Gray Matter
A movie of a leading Austrian forensic psychiatrist who's alleged to have murdered hundreds of children during the holocaust and used their brains for experiments.
Guardian Unlimited Special Report - Focus: The Holocaust
Comment and analysis about the historical event and its commemoration. Includes profiles, audio clips, firsthand survivor stories and archived news reports from the 1930's and 1940's.
Hermann Friedrich Graebe - Account of Holocaust Mass Shooting
An eyewitness account which suggests the well-­organized procedure for mass shooting that the elite Schutzstaffel (SS) soldiers had developed by 1942.
Himmler's Speech at Posen
Speech by the SS leader in which he speaks openly about the Holocaust with audio..
The History Place - Holocaust Timeline
Informational events from 1933 through 1945.
Articles, email newsletter, online discussion and links.
Extensive database on World War II persons and Jewish victims in the Netherlands with articles, links and polls.
Links to resources.
The Holocaust - Crimes, Heroes, and Villains
Stories of Auschwitz and biographies of the major names of the time.
The Holocaust Chronicle
Companion site to the not-for-profit book.
Holocaust Links
Directory of websites providing information, literature, lesson plans, organizations, memorabilia, resistance, and other topics related to the Nazi genocide.
Holocaust Memorial Center
Documents the horror of the period and the rich culture and history that was lost.
Holocaust Memorial Day
Dedication to the memory of thousands of Freemasons who died during the Holocaust.
Holocaust Photo Project
Includes pictures and information from tour of Maidanek, Treblinka and Aushwitz.
Holocaust Pictures and Stories
Focuses on non-Jewish and Polish victims of the Holocaust: photos and survivor stories.
Holocaust Rescue Efforts of Rabbi Chaim Michael Dov
Describes effort to purchase the freedom of some Jews from Nazi Germany, an effort that failed because the money was not raised in time.
Holocaust Rescuers Bibliography
An extensive partially-annotated listing of books about Holocaust rescuers with links to more information.
Holocaust Studies
An introduction and related issues.
Holocaust Survivors' Network
A tribute to survivors of the Nazi Holocaust.
Holocaust Timeline
A Timeline of the Holocaust (1919-1946).
Categories of links and resources.
Humor as a Defense Mechanism in the Holocaust
An investigation by Chaya Ostrower for her PhD on the types and functions of humor used by Jews during the Holocaust.
The birth and death of a Jewish community in Poland from its beginnings to the Holocaust as written by Dr. Jakub Herzig.
Jewish Slaves Furbish Nazi Dress
An article of fashioning German women in the Third Reich by Dr. Irene Guenther.
Jewish Virtual Library - The Holocaust
An online encyclopedia covering anti-Semitism to Zionism.
Justice Matters - Legacies of the Holocaust and WWII
Book review with biographical information, a dedication, pictures and excerpts, and images.
Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Walpersberg
A meeting point for survivors and relatives of the former underground aircraft factory called REIMAHG (Flugzeugwerke Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring) near Kahla, including news, history, visitor information, and projects.
March of Remembrance and Hope
Student's account of visiting Holocaust sites as part of this event. Includes history and photographs.
Natanson Memorial
A simple but moving Holocaust memorial page.
The Nuremberg War Crimes Trials
Supporting documents.
Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
Excerpted from the book Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen.
Recollection from the Shoah
An article By Michael W. Klein.
Recovered Memories and the Holocaust
An essay by Mark Pendergrast.
Forum for survivors and their descendants, to promote remembrance.
Rescuers - Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust
Interviews with and portraits of people who rescued, including maps, historic images, and essays on courage and altruism.
Overview of several areas of resistance activities to Nazism and the Holocaust, in Eastern Europe and by Jews in the concentration camps as well as in Germany.
Rosa Robota and the Holocaust Resistance
An article By Allan E. Mallenbaum.
Schindler Stories
His and others's stories, and their experiences with the German rescuer.
Schindler Survivors
Includes biographies and images of several individuals whom Oscar Schindler rescued from the Holocaust.
The Second Generation Group from Nuremberg
Children of survivors from the Jewish Holocaust provide archives, photos and history resources.
Shoah - Twentieth Century Genocide
A look at Hitler's rise to power and at the holocaust he created.
Simon Wiesenthal Center
Museum focusing on racism in America and the history of the Holocaust.
Sisters of the Shoah
Three survivor tales, three golden fates, and three iron wills.
Storojinet Jews Memorial Web Page
The story of the old Jewish village and the Riegler family during the war with pictures from the modern city.
The Trial of Adolf Eichmann
Trial documents, biographies, photos, resources, and a study guide to accompany the television program.
The Wannsee Conference
A meeting in Berlin with 15 top Nazi bureaucrats to coordinate the Final Solution (Endlösung) in which the Nazis would attempt to exterminate the entire Jewish population of Europe.
When You Were in Auschwitz
An article By Liliana Sharett.

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