Living in the midst of where this tragedy took place in Germany not even a century ago has been thought-provoking to say the least.

The History Place - Holocaust Timeline: The Night of the Long Knives

January 30, 1933 - Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany a nation with a Jewish population of 566,000.

Two brothers, Avram and Emanuel Rosenthal, five and two years old, shortly before they were taken from the Kovno ghetto in Lithuania and murdered at Majdanek concentration camp. They had a family, Never forget.

A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust, Timeline

A Teachers Guide to the Holocaust, includes timeline and maps

The History Place - Holocaust Timeline: Massacre at Babi Yar included this child.

Portrait of two-year-old Mania Halef, a Jewish child who was among the persons shot by the SS during the mass executions at Babi Yar.The History Place - Holocaust Timeline: Massacre at Babi Yar

Timeline of the Holocaust  Amelia

Timeline of the Holocaust Amelia

The History Place - Holocaust Timeline

The History Place - Irish Potato Famine: Coffin Ships

LEST WE EVER FORGET!  Holocaust Death Camps:  http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/camps.htm

The types and functions of Nazi camps are covered in this section of the timeline from A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust.

The History Place - Holocaust Timeline: Massacre at Babi Yar

Jews on their way out of the city of Kiev to the Babi Yar ravine pass corpses lying on the street. The History Place - Holocaust Timeline: Massacre at Babi Yar

One of the most famous photos taken during the Holocaust shows Jewish families arrested by Nazis during the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland, and sent to be gassed at Treblinka extermination camp. This picture and over 50 others were taken by the Nazis to chronicle the successful destruction of the Ghetto.

Holocaust/WWII: Nazi Soldiers evecting Jews from their hiding places raising their hands in surrender, amongst them a young boy , Warsaw Ghetto, April 1943

The History Place - Holocaust Timeline: Nazis Raid Children's Home - all sent to Auschwitz.  Only one survived.

The History Place - Holocaust Timeline: Nazis Raid Children's Home - all sent to Auschwitz. Only one survived.

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