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What is the Holocaust? Who were its victims? When did it occur? What were the ghettos, and why were they established? How did the "Final Solution" evolve? Dr. David Silberklang offers a clear and concise introductory answer to these complex questions.
Dr. David Silberklang is Senior Historian and Editor of Yad Vashem Studies, International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem.
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: The Nazi Rise to Power (1933)
Part 3: Separation, Exclusion, and Expulsion (1933-1939)
Part 4: War and Territorial Expansion (1939-1941)
Part 5: "Operation Barbarossa" -- Systematic Murder Begins (1941)
Part 6: The "Final Solution" Coalesces (1941-1942)
Part 7: Perfecting Industrial Murder (1942-1945)
Archival footage and photographs:
Yad Vashem Museum Collection.
Yad Vashem Photo Archive.
Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Bundesfilmarchiv/Transit Film GmbH.
The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Music (Beeld en Geluid).
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