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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.
Preface: the twentieth century was ten years old / by Philippe Duron, Stéphane Grimaldi, and Isabelle Bournier Foreword: memory as the object of history / by Denis Peschanski The failure of peace The dark years: France under Nazi occupation World war-total war / by Pierre Laborie From European war to world war Genocide and mass violence Total war Life in wartime Reconquest and liberation Costs and consequences: emerging from wartime Memory and history D-Day and the Battle of Normandy / by Jean Quellien.
Originally published as : Guerre mondiale-Guerre totale. Paris : Gallimard ; Caen : Mémorial de Caen, c2010.
"The original French edition of this book was published to commemorate the inauguration of new exhibition spaces at the Mémorial de Caen, including the galleries entitled Guerre mondiale-Guerre totale (World War-Total War), on May 12, 2010"--T.p. verso.
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.