Holocaust Remembrance Day – January 27

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a memorial day designated by the United Nations to mark the anniversary of the January 27, 1945, liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp.
Black and white aerial photograph of Auschwitz Concentration Camp taken in August 1944
Auschwitz I (Main Camp) – Oswiecim, Poland, 8/25/1944. From the series: Aerial Photography of Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Records of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1894 – 2002. National Archives Identifier 305899 

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The National Archives is the international epicenter of Holocaust-related research. NARA holds millions of records created or received by the U.S. Government during and after World War II that document Nazi war crimes, wartime refugee issues, and activities and investigations of U.S. Government agencies involved in the identification and recovery of looted assets (including gold, art, and cultural property)—as well as captured German records used as evidence at the Nuremberg International Military Tribunals. We not only hold these records, we provide access to them. 

For those looking to conduct research on the Holocaust and other World War II-related topics, we encourage you to browse recent posts and questions on History Hub:

History Hub is our support community for researchers, genealogists, history enthusiasts, and citizen archivists. Ask questions, share information, work together, and find help based on experience and interests. Researchers can ask—or answer—questions on History Hub, or search to see if a question has been asked before.

Prosecution Exhibit from Concentration Camp Trial at Nuremberg – Auschwitz 

Execution of War Criminals, Landsberg, Germany

Additional Nuremberg Videos

“Death Mills”—1945 War Department Information Film shown to the German people

Capture of Bergenhausen and Concentration Camp of Arnoldsweiler

Michael Pupa: An Immigrant’s Story

National Archives Attachments Exhibit 

The Nuremberg Laws 

Our Crime was Being Jewish: Holocaust Survivors Tell Their Stories

How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust 

Experts Series: WW II Stolen Assets

Source: National Archives Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Holocaust Remembrance Photos

Nuremberg Laws – Wikipedia

International Law

SOA – Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation

Torture

Foreign Policy

Palestinian – Israel

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2021-01-27 On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Pope warns against new nationalism

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from Creating Better World

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