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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
The fall of France, 1940 / Martin S. Alexander Mobilization for total war in Germany 1939-1941 / Richard Overy Hiroshima : a strategy of shock / Lawrence Freedman and Saki Dockrill Ideology, calculation, and improvisation : spheres of influence and Soviet foreign policy 1939-1945 / Geoffrey Roberts The Third Reich reflected : German civil administration in the occupied Soviet Union, 1941-44 / Jonathan Steinberg This is the army : imagining a democratic military in World War II / Benjamin L. Alpers You cannot hate the bastard who is trying to kill you : combat and ideology in the British army in the war against Germany, 1939-45 / David French "Ordinary men" or "ideological soldiers"? Police battalion 310 in Russia, 1942 / Edward B. Westermann Race, language, and war in two cultures : World war II in Asia / John Dower Women in combat : the World War II experience in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and the Soviet Union / D'ann Campbell Nazism, modern war and rural society in Württemberg, 1939-45 / Jill Stephenson Partisanes and gender politics in Vichy France / Paula Schwartz War and social history : Britain and the home front during the Second World War / Jose Harris The politics of sacrifice on the American home front in World War II / Mark H. Leff Female desires : the meaning of World War II / Marilyn Lake Victims of genocide and national memory : Belgium, France and the Netherlands 1945-1965 / Pieter Lagrou Making histories : experiencing the Blitz in London's museums in the 1990s / Lucy Noakes Saving Private Ryan and postwar memory in America / John Bodnar Transformative knowledge and postnationalist public spheres : the Smithsonian Enola Gay controversy / Lisa Yoneyama.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.