Young people's diaries bear witness to some of the most heartbreaking experiences of the Holocaust. Learn about the diary and experiences of Jakub Lapides.
The Law for the Imposition and Implementation of the Death Penalty was one of a seri...
Read the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation's short biography of Abba Kovner.
The Enabling Act of March 1933 allowed the Reich government to issue laws without the consent of Germany’s parliament. It laid the foundation for the Nazification of German society.
A handbill announcing the death penalty for anyone caught assisting Jews who left the Warsaw ghetto without authorization. This poster is dated September 5, 1942, and was distributed by the SS and Police leader of the Warsaw district in Poland. The announcement is printed in both German and Polish. The Nazis established the Warsaw ghetto in October 1940. By November, the Jewish residents had been required to move in and the ghetto was sealed. Conditions in the ghetto were grave, with meager food…
The Columbia-Haus camp was one of the early camps established by the Nazi regime. It held primarily political detainees. Learn more about the history of the camp.
The Moringen camp was one of the so-called youth protection camps that the Nazi regime established for young people who were alleged to have strayed from Nazi norms and ideals.
World War II was the largest and most destructive conflict in history. Learn about key WWII dates in this timeline of events, including when WW2 started and ended.
At the Berga-Elster subcamp of Buchenwald, prisoners were forced to do dangerous and brutal work in tunnels to support fuel production for the German war effort.
As the Nazis conducted the...
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