This page is dedicated to the study of the US & the Holocaust. Together, we will be exploring the ways in which US citizens, media, political officials, and civil society organizations reacted to and understood the events that took place in Europe between 1939 - 1945 that have come to be known as the Holocaust. Our hope is to shine light on the ways that the Holocaust was understood and percieved at the time so that we can better understand its legacies and place in our histories today.
One of the pictures taken by Julius Bernstein at Landsberg concentration camp. Shows a rabbi on the left and another Jewish concentration camp…
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Picture of Leon Adler taken after he completed basic training.
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Many people have heard of the horrors held within the concentration camps in Hitler’s Germany during world war two. From...