WW II and Holocaust

  • tiny_Stories about the life of the Jews of Dordrecht in the pastBeit Lohamei Haghetaot (Ghetto Fighters' Museum)
    This museum tells the story of the Jewish people during the 20th century, especially the period of the Second World War, with the emphasis on the Jewish resistance. The library has an online catalogue and the archives are now being saved on the website.
  • Ghetto Fighters' House (Korczak International School)
    Here you will find information about the Ghetto Fighters' Museum's online programs that deal with the Holocaust and the experiences of the Jewish children who lived through it.
  • Netherlands Institute for War Documentation
    This institutes houses a great number of archives, documents and audiovisual material, and a library with over 40.000 titles in the field of the Second World War.
  • Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
    The primary activities of the organization are university teaching and scholarly research in Holocaust and genocide studies.
  • Diplomacy of Persecution
    A project of the Center of Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Website in Dutch with archive material that shows the interference of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Auswaertige Amt) with the affairs of the Jews who emigrated to the Netherlands after 1933.
  • War Victims World War II, Return, Reception, Aftermath
    A digital research guide, which provides access to archives about victims of the German occupation of The Netherlands and the Japanese occupation of the Dutch Indies.
  • Memorial Center Kamp Westerbork
    Information about the history of Kamp Westerbork, the camp site, monuments and the museum.
  • Kamp Vught National Memorial
    Camp where Jews, resistance fighters and those who wanted to escape labor in Germany were emprisoned.
  • Kamp Amersfoort
  • Kamparchieven.nl
    Information about where the archives of the camps in Amersfoort, Vught and Westerbork are kept in the Netherlands.
  • Yad Vashem - Holocaust Remembrance Authority
    A memorial to the murdered six million Jews and the world's largest repository of information on the Holocaust.
  • War Graves Foundation
    This foundation was established in order to organize and see to the continuous upkeep of the graves of Dutch war victims, as well as the commemoration of those with no known grave. There is an extensive necrological index.
  • Hollandsche Schouwburg
    Information about the location from where in 1942-1943 Jews were deported.
  • Anne Frank House
    Information about museum, the story of Anne Frank.
  • Etty Hillesum Center
    Information about the life of Etty Hillesum,Jewish Deventer and the study center Deventer.
  • Dutch Resistance Museum
    Information about temporary and permanent expositions and neighborhood walks.
  • Resistance Museum Friesland
    Museum in Leeuwarden containing among others names of over 500 Frisians who saved Jews, as well as a book with the names of 616 murdered Jews in Friesland.
  • Dutch Auschwitz Committee
    The aim of the committee is to fight all forms of facism, racism, and antisemitism, and to help those who were persecuted during the Second World War.
  • Dutch Holocaust Memorial of Names
    This website of the Dutch Auschwitz Commitee aims to erect the first memorial that will commemorate all 102,000 Jewish and 220 Roma and Sinti Holocaust victims from the Netherlands.
  • Stories about the life of the Jews of Dordrecht in the past
    A column with personal stories about the life of the Jews in Dordrecht in the past. The column is a testimony to the jews of Dordrecht, murdered in the Second World War. The stories are written by journalsit Gert van Engelen in chronological order, The most recent story appears at the top of the page.
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