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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.
Why we fight! Soviet partisans and Soviet suspicions, Summer 1944 "We do not call upon the Germans to revolt", Fall 1944 The capture-liberation of Metz The Battle of the Bulge, Winter 1944-1945 Mainz: investigating a pre-VE Day military government, Spring 1945 Interrogating victims of Nazism and Nazis Wuerzburg: another military government experience "What we Russians like to consider as a typical American!" Policy clash in military government "Crack Patton's military government wide open!", Summer 1945 "If only you Americans weren't here...!" Patton's last stand Elections, the American cure-all, Fall 1945 Rehearsal for McCarthyism Triumph of the Cold Warriors A military government in crisis, Winter 1945-1946 Elections: the American panacea II Democracy, American zone style! Summing up and the collective guilt issue, Spring 1946 Demoralized GIs Epilogue: 1946-1947.
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.