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Persecution of gay people in Nazi Germany

To mark LGBTQ+ History Month, Dr Barbara Warnock looks at the persecution faced by gay people in Nazi Germany, and some of the documents in The Wiener Holocaust Library’s International Tracing Service digital archive that contain evidence about their experiences.

Konin: Shtetl or Shtot?

This is the question that Theo Richmond invariably puts to his interviewees, the former Jewish inhabitants of Konin, and the consensus seems to be that they regarded Konin as a […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

On Friday 22nd January we were honoured to host a moving and reflective virtual commemoration for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021.

Welcome to our new site!

The Wiener Holocaust Library has launched a new website! We are delighted to have this new resource for our friends, supporters and new visitors to access.

Margarethe’s Story

While researching and writing The Holocaust Explained for The Wiener Holocaust Library over the past two and a half years, I have been lucky enough to explore hundreds of the […]

Holocaust and Genocide Research Partnership

The Wiener Holocaust Library is embarking on an exciting new partnership with the University of Huddersfield, the Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Holocaust Exhibition […]

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