27th January marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. It is the date of the Holocaust Memorial Day which is time to remember those who died in the Second World War Holocaust and subsequent genocides. The Holocaust Memorial trust has details of this year’s theme the power of Words.
- Two well regarded examples of personal oral history accounts of the Holocaust are:
- The United States Memorial Museum has an enormous online collection of oral history testimonies from survivors.
- The British Library Sound Archive provides free access to over 1800 recorded testimonies from Jewish survivors living in Britain.