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World War II and the Holocaust: The Holocaust -Part I

General Websites

History and Geography

            Chronologically lists major events during the Holocaust, and provides links to more detailed information.

Routledge History of the Holocaust

Art, Poetry and Music of the Holocaust

The Camps

  • Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State  
    The site of the single largest mass murder in the hisotry of humanity is explored at this PBS website.
  • Concentration and Death Camps 
    Provides a list of many camps, with links to more detailed information. Also provides their date of establishment, function, date of liberation and estimates of the number of victims.  
  • The List of Camps      
    Provides a listing by geogrphical location of hundreds of concentration camps established by the Nazis.
  • Then and Now Auschwitz/Birkenau concentration camp.

Forced and Slave Labor

  • Forced and Slave Labor in Nazi-Dominated Europe      
    A symposium organized by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Nine scholars (including Christopher Browning) and one Romaian survivor presented new research.
  • German Firms That Used Slave or Forced Labor During the Nazi Era
    A list researched by the American Jewish Committee whose goal is  " not to judge guilt or to single out guilty parties but to call the attention of current companies to their moral responsibility for settling the accounts of the past and compensate workers who suffered under their company's current or previous name or at their site of production."


US Holocaust Museum

United States Holocaust Museum, Washington, DC

America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, serving as America's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.

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