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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.
World War II Timeline pt. I. Americans Abroad 1. Fairness, Savagery, Delight, Trauma, and Vice 2. Combat Remembered 3. Why We Fight pt. II. Americans at Home 4. Gearing Up for War 5. Home Front and Its Discontents 6. Life at the Margins pt. III. Americans and the Culture of World War II 7. Popular Culture 8. The Literature of War pt. IV. Americans and the End of the War 9. Haunted Forests and Death Camps, Kamikazes and Atomic Bombs 10. Going Home.
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.