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These resources support the study of the novel 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" by John Boyne.
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home : Voices of the Holocaust Project

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Voices of the Holocaust is a collection of interviews with Holocaust survivors and other displaced persons conducted by Dr. David P. Boder in Europe in 1946. The collection, curated by the Paul V.
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In a French fishing town, Holocaust bravery remembered

In a French fishing town, Holocaust bravery remembered | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Scoop.it
It took decades for France to come to terms with its role in the Holocaust, but stories of the country’s unsung heroes continue to emerge
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USCShoahFoundation

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USC Shoah Foundation is dedicated to making audio-visual testimonies with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for...
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Making Sure Holocaust Survivors' Stories Get Told

Making Sure Holocaust Survivors' Stories Get Told | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Scoop.it
As a son of a Holocaust survivor, I have always felt an awkward responsibility to be the bearer of my father's memory. Awkward because I understood how difficult it was to put his tragedy into words.
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The Auschwitz Albums

This is a collection of films which documents many aspect of the Holocaust in Nazi occupied Europe.

Warning: some of the footage may contain graphic and disturbing images.

 

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Ukrainian Jews lived in caves to escape Holocaust - CBC News

Ukrainian Jews lived in caves to escape Holocaust - CBC News | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Scoop.it
A new documentary called No Place on Earth describes the story of Ukrainian Jews who found refuge in caves after fleeing the Nazis during the Second World War.
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You can listen to an audio recording of the story behind the story on this site.

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Concentration and Death Camps Chart

Concentration and Death Camps Chart | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Scoop.it
A chart of death and concentration camps established by Nazis during World War II.
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The Majdanek Concentration and Death Camp

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The Majdanek concentration camp, located approximately three miles from the center of the Polish city of Lublin, was the second largest Nazi concentration camp during the Holocaust.
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World marks Holocaust Memorial Day

World marks Holocaust Memorial Day | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Scoop.it
Events commemorate victims of genocide as survey shows social media may hold role in speaking out against hatred
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Age-appropriate Multidisciplinary Materials - Education & E-Learning - Yad Vashem

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Holocaust Museums of the world

International directory of museums, or museum exhibitions about the Holocaust.

You will find Melbourne's Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre listed here where there are survivor stories available to watch and listen to.

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Use this page to find Holocaust Museums worldwide.

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Yad Vashem - World Center for Holocaust Research, Education, Documentation and Commemoration

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Yad Vashem - World Center for Holocaust Research, Documentation, Education and Commemoration.
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The Vel' d'Hiv Roundup - Yad Vashem

The Vel' d'Hiv Roundup - Yad Vashem | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Scoop.it

In May and June, 1942, Reinhard Heydrich (head of the SS Sicherheitsdienst, or SD), Fritz Sauckel (who organized the employment of forced labor for the German armament factories) and Adolf Eichmann (the SS official in charge of Jewish Policy), visited Paris. In June and July 1942 the French administration in charge of the Jewish question in France was replaced by a German one. As a result, French anti-Jewish policies were exacerbated. At dawn on the 16th of July, 1942, some 4,500 French policemen began a mass arrest of foreign Jews living in Paris, at the behest of the German authorities. 

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They Spoke Out: American Voices Against The Holocaust

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As the long night of Nazi terror descended upon Europe's Jews, many in the Free World turned away, but some Americans rose to the challenge. They Spoke Out: American Voices Against the Holocaust presents ten remarkable stories of Americans of all faiths who raised their voices, marched in protest, or even helped smuggle Jewish refugees out of Hitler Europe.

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Holocaust - Voices Education Project

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During their occupation of Poland (1939-1945), Nazi Germany built a varied system of camps throughout the country, including extermination camps, concentration camps, labor and POW camps.

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Voices from the reality of the Holocaust: a remembrance, a legacy and a warning

Voices from the reality of the Holocaust: a remembrance, a legacy and a warning | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Scoop.it
A Yorkshire-based Holocaust project has been shortlisted for a National Lottery award. Chris Bond spoke to some of those involved.
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Survivor stories from the Azrieli Foundation

Survivor stories from the Azrieli Foundation | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Scoop.it
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Some of these stories are accompanied by a short film which tells the person's story.

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Nazi Concentration Camps

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Nazi concentration and death camps were the infrastructure that allowed the widespread killing of Jews and other minorities during the Holocaust. Watch this About.com video to learn more about the history behind the Nazi concentration camps.
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The Holocaust messenger who confronted FDR

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Seventy years ago on July 28, an eyewitness to the
Nazi atrocities against Europe’s Jews brought the horrifying news directly to
the most powerful man on earth, President Franklin D.
Roosevelt.
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Yom HaShoah in Australia

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Many Australians with Jewish ties or heritage observe Yom Hashoah, which is also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. It commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945.
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