Explore diverse experiences of people during the Holocaust
Read a last letter thrown from a deportation train. Page through a handwritten diary. View photos and films of families living under Nazism. Hear the testimony of an American liberator. Discover the richness of first person accounts by:
- Learning about the Holocaust from selected primary sources with historical context;
- Uncovering surprising connections using tags like activism, propaganda, family, and health and hygiene;
- Reading diaries and documents in their original language with side-by-side translations.
"Perhaps this was the only way to live..."
Inge Deutschkron was a teenager in Berlin when the Nazis' anti-Jewish policies banned Jews from many public places and subjected them to daily harrassment by Stormtroopers and police. In this interview, she recalls how laughter helped to relieve the strain caused by Nazi persecution.View Other Sources Like This
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Examine sources that show how the Nazis and their supporters transformed Germany to align with theories about race and national unity.
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