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    Escaping the Holocaust

    Chiune Sugihara was a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania during World War II. Unbeknownst to his government, he issued hundreds of transfer visas to Jewish families trying to escape Nazi occupied…

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    The Light of Days

    Judy Batalion recounted the Jewish women who served as resistance fighters against the Nazis in Poland during World War II. This was a virtual event hosted by the Museum of Jewish Heritage…

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    Author Discussion on Women Heroes of World War II

    Judy Batalion, the daughter of Holocaust survivors and author of The Light of Days, and Rebecca Donner, author of All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days, shared the stories of women who…

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    Holocaust Survivor Peter Feigl

    During the summer of 1942, Nazis and French collaborators began rounding up Jews living in the unoccupied region of France and deporting them to concentration camps in Poland. While he was away…

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    The Holocaust: One Family's Survival Story

    In observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the National World War II Museum hosted an online event with survivor Steven Hess. Hess and his sister Marion are one of the few sets of…

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    Young Americans' Reponse to the Nazi Threat

    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted an online panel discussion titled, “How Did Young Americans Respond to the Nazi Threat?” Museum historians Edna Friedberg and Rebecca Erbelding…

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    Teaching the Holocaust

    The National World War II Museum hosted a panel discussion on Holocaust denial and the importance on continued education and scholarship of World War II history. This talk was part of the…

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    Quest for Justice after the Holocaust

    In a 1961 televised proceeding seen around the world, Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was put on trial in Israel for his role in the Holocaust. Historians Edna Friedberg and Elizabeth…

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    The Ravine

    National Book Award-winning historian Wendy Lower recounted the mass killings in Ukraine that occurred during the Holocaust. This was a virtual event hosted by Harvard Book Store in…

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    The Holocaust at the Local Level

    Omer Bartov talked about the Holocaust experience in one Eastern European town that had been a community of Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews. Mr. Bartov is the author of Anatomy of a Genocide:…

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    Nuremberg Prosecutor Benjamin Ferencz

    At age 27, Benjamin Ferencz served as the chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials for the case against 22 leaders of the Einsatzgruppen, which were mobile Nazi death squads responsible for…

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    "Americans and the Holocaust" Exhibit, Part 1

    Curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit which uses films, artifacts, and documents to explore how the U.S. public and government officials reacted…

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    Capture of Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann

    Author Neal Bascomb discussed his book, “Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World’s Most Notorious Nazi.” Mr. Bascomb described how a tip from…

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    Nazi Persecution and Murder of the Disabled

    During World War II, a secret Nazi “euthanasia” program code-named T4 systematically murdered an estimated 250,000 people with mental and physical disabilities. Most were native-born…

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    Nuremberg

    This 1948 U.S. Army documentary of the Nuremberg trials was first screened in Germany in November, 1948 and was not released in the U.S. until a restored version was completed by a team in 2016. Using…

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    The Volunteer

    Journalist Jack Fairweather recounted the efforts of Witold Pilecki, a member of the Polish resistance during World War II, who volunteered to be deliberately captured and sent to Auschwitz…

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    Here is Germany

    Originally titled “Know Your Enemy: Germany” and intended for release during World War II, this U.S. War Department film was revised after Germany’s surrender into an orientation film for…

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    I Want You to Know We're Still Here

    Esther Safran Foer remembered her childhood as the daughter of Holocaust survivors and her search for lost family members. This was a virtual event hosted by the Museum of Jewish Heritage…

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    Mengele

    David Marwell, former director of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, recounted the life of Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele. This was a virtual event hosted by Labyrinth Books and Princeton…

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    By Chance Alone

    Holocaust survivor Max Eisen reflected on his life and his imprisonment at Auschwitz during World War II.

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