Fragen zur Zeittafel zur Geschichte des 2. Weltkriegs
Sites to visit if you are not very familiar with
the facts about the Holocaust
of the Holocaust An estimated 6 million Jews were
killed by the Nazis. This page, intended as
a resource for teachers, provides information about
the Nazi persecution of the Jews and about the estimated
5 million other victims of the Holocaust: Poles, Ukrainians,
Russians and other Slavs, gypsies, homosexuals, people
with disabilities, Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals,
the dissenting clergy, Communists, Socialists, children
of African-German descent, and others.
Sites to visit if you have already learned a lot
about the Holocaust
States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington,
From the online exhibition of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: a fully preserved, self-made book given by Manfred Levin to his lover, Gad Beck, both gay, Jewish young men in Berlin during the 1940s. In it, Manfred writes short entries and draws illustrations about their lives in Berlin shortly before being deported to the east.
USC Shoah Foundation Institute Click on "Testimony Clips" to access video testimonials from Holocaust survivors, or on "Education" and then "Online Exhibits."
of the Holocaust This site is a tremendous resource,
but confusing to navigate ==> you may want to visit
Gedenkstätte deutscher Widerstand site has a very comprehensive overview of Nazi atrocities and resistance movements in "leichter Sprache," giving us accessibility to lots of pertinent information auf deutsch. The main site has further details on each topic, too.
Encyclopaedic German site on the Holocaust. The German wikipedia entry on the Holocaust is also very informative, and includes links to a variety of related sites.
This German site aims to collect documents that can
be used to refute "Holocaust revisionists," i.e. people
who claim that the Holocaust never happened (incidentally,
it is a crime in Germany to make this claim publicly).
Interview mit Esther Bejarano: "Ich habe Auschwitz überlebt [=survived]." Some images of Auschwitz are included at the beginning of the video of the interview.