Collection highlights

We asked our staff, trustees and friends of the Library to choose a special selection of items from our collection.

Golders Green protest flyer

A pamphlet advertising a protest meeting in Golders Green following Kristallnacht.

Ha-ha, Ja ja

Annie Hoek-Wallach wrote and illustrated this book for her husband Henri who died in Sobibor in 1943.

Hampstead Care Committee index card: Lily Abraham

Index card for Lily Abraham who arrived on the Kindertransport.

Herbert Malinow’s diary detailing transport aboard the HMS Dunera

A diary documenting abuses by British soldiers aboard the infamous HMS Dunera.

Informationsheft G.B.

These plans were drawn up for the German invasion of Britain as part of Operation Sea Lion.

Juden Raus! board game

Juden Raus!, ‘history’s most infamous board game’.

Jugend um Hitler

This piece of Nazi propaganda depicts Adolf Hitler as a kind-hearted, child loving father figure.

L’enfer de Ravensbrück

An early memoir written by a French political prisoner about her experience in Ravensbrück concentration camp.

Lest We Forget

Bergen-Belsen was liberated by the British in April 1945. This pamphlet was produced by the Daily Mail for audiences back in Britain.

Letter by Margarethe Wiener to her daughter Ruth

A letter by Margarethe Wiener to her daughter Ruth written whilst they were incarcerated in Westerbork transit camp.

Letter from György Meszaros to D. S. Kenrick describing the fate of a number of Hungarian gypsies

This testimony by György Meszaros describes the fate of a number of Hungarian gypsies under the Nazis.

Letter from SS Oberreiter Emmrich Menzer

Written by a member of the Waffen SS, this letter offers rare insight into the experiences of a rank and file member of an SS company.

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