Stretcher bearers carry a wounded soldier during the Battle of the Somme. [LCID: 2453747]
Featured Article

World War I

World War I (1914–18) marked the first great international conflict of the twentieth century. The trauma of the war would profoundly shape the attitudes and actions of both leaders and ordinary people during the Holocaust. The impact of the conflict and its divisive peace would echo in the decades to come, giving rise to a second world war and genocide committed under its cover.

Explore the Encyclopedia

Overview item image

ID Cards

Learn more about personal experiences during the Holocaust

Overview item image

Timeline of Events

Explore a timeline of events that occurred before, during, and after the Holocaust.

Overview item image

Discussion Questions

How and why was the Holocaust possible?