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holocaust remembrance day


Why Auschwitz Plays Such a Central Role in Holocaust Remembrance

Of the approximately 1.3 million people who were deported to Auschwitz, 1.1 million of those were Jewish people, and of those 1.1 million Jewish people, 1 million were murdered or died there.

The Auschwitz Album: Story of a Death Factory

In 1945, a prisoner named Lili Jacob came upon a photo album hidden in an SS barracks cupboard. These powerful images are the only visual evidence of what took place inside this infamous death camp.

Record of Nazi Terror: The Policy of Planned Terrorism Practiced Upon the Peoples of Europe In an Effort to Intimidate or Liquidate

Photographs published in the January 28th edition of The Post-Dispatch, attempted to convey to St. Louisans the extent of Nazi atrocities.

Poetry After Auschwitz

Often thought of as a way to convey feelings of love, poetry written after and about the Holocaust forces us to confront its horror.

My Holocaust Journey

A trip to retrace his family's Holocaust journey taught this author that each of us in our own way must do something.