Articles on the origins, ideologies, and strategies that led to the Holocaust

Articles on the origins, ideologies, and strategies that led to the Holocaust


Holocaust: Timeline and Overview

The Holocaust (Ha-shoah in Hebrew) took place between 1933 and 1945 and is associated with the persecution and murder of over 6,000,000 Jews and other people, including gays and Roma people. During the Holocaust, two thirds of all Jews in Europe were killed and one third of the world's Jewish…

Holocaust – Bibliography

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust - Holocaust Memorial Day Trust Auschwitz-Birkenau History - Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum The Final Solution - Lenin Imports I Survived the Holocaust - Holocaust Survivors and Remembrance Project   This post is part of our larger historical resource on the Holocaust. Click here for our comprehensive…


Holocaust – Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and extermination camp was first established in 1940 on the outskirts of the Polish town Oswiecim (changed by the Nazis to Auschwitz). The camp was divided into three sections: Auschwitz I; Auschwitz II and around forty labour camps of which Auschwitz III was the largest.…


Holocaust – The Warsaw Ghetto

The Warsaw ghetto was established on October 12th 1940 when it was announced that all Jews living in Warsaw were to be segregated in a designated area. Almost immediately after Warsaw fell to the Germans on 29th September 1939, a census of Jews living in the city was ordered. The…

Holocaust Timeline

The Holocaust Date Summary Detailed Information 30th January 1933 Hitler Chancellor of Germany Adolf Hitler was elected Chancellor of Germany 22nd March 1933 First concentration camp opened The first concentration camp was opened at Dachau in Germany 1st April 1933 Jewish shops boycotted Germans were told not to buy from…