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Bibliography of The Holocaust

This is a selected bibliography and other resources for The Holocaust.


Primary sources

Historical studies

  • Bauer, Yehuda. Rethinking the Holocaust. Yale University Press; New Ed edition, 2002. ISBN 0-300-09300-4.
  • Bauer, Yehuda. Jews for Sale? Nazi–Jewish Negotiations 1933–1945. Yale University Press, 1994. ISBN 0-300-06852-2.
  • Berenbaum, Michael, A Mosaic of Victims: Non-Jews Persecuted and Murdered by the Nazis (1990)
  • Bergen, Doris, War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust (2009)
  • Berkhoff, Karel C. Harvest of Despair : Life and Death in Ukraine under Nazi Rule (2004)
  • Biesold, Horst. Crying Hands: Eugenics and Deaf People in Nazi Germany (2004)
  • Black, Edwin. The Transfer Agreement (1984)
  • Black, Edwin. IBM and the Holocaust (2001)
  • Black, Edwin. Nazi Nexus: America's Corporate Connections to Hitler's Holocaust. Washington, DC: Dialog Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-914153-09-2.
  • Black, Edwin. The Farhud: The Arab-Nazi Alliance in the Holocaust. Washington, DC: Dialog Press, 2010. ISBN 0-914153-14-5.
  • Braham, Randolph L.. The Politics of Genocide: The Holocaust in Hungary 2 vols. Boulder: Social Science Monographs, Columbia University Press, 1981 (rev. and enlarged, (1994) ISBN 0-88033-247-6
  • Braham, Randolph L. and vanden Heuvel, William. The Auschwitz Reports and the Holocaust in Hungary. Columbia University Press, 2011.
  • Broszat, Martin "Hitler and the Genesis of the ‘Final Solution’: An Assessment of David Irving’s Theses"" pages 73-125 from Yad Vashem Studies, Volume 13,1979; reprinted pages 390-429 in Aspects of the Third Reich edited by H.W. Koch, London: Macmillan, (1985) ISBN 0-333-35272-6.
  • Browning, Christopher R. The Origins of the Final Solution: The Evolution of Nazi Jewish Policy, September 1939-March 1942 (2004)
  • Browning, Christopher R. Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland (1992)
  • Burleigh, Michael & Wippermann, Wolfgang The Racial State : Germany 1933-1945, Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1991) ISBN 0-521-39114-8.
  • Davidowicz, Lucy, The War Against the Jews : 1933-1945 (1975).
  • Davies, Norman and Lukas, Richard C. Forgotten Holocaust: The Poles Under German Occupation 1939-1944, (2001, c1996)
  • Dean, Martin: Robbing the Jews - The Cofiscation of Jewish Property in the Holocaust, 1935 - 1945, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Dwork, Deborah. van Pelt, Robert Jan, Auschwitz: 1270 to the Present (1996)
  • Dwork, Deborah and van Pelt, Robert Jan. Holocaust: A History (2002)
  • Ehrenreich, Eric. "The Nazi Ancestral Proof: Genealogy, Racial Science, and the Final Solution" (2007) ISBN 978-0-253-34945-3.
  • Evans, Suzanne. Forgotten Crimes: The Holocaust and People with Disabilities (2004)
  • Friedländer, Saul. Nazi Germany and the Jews : Volume 1: The Years of Persecution 1933-1939 (1998); Volume 2: Nazi Germany and the Jews 1939-1945: The Years of Extermination. HarperCollins, 2007.
  • Friedlander, Henry. The Origins of Nazi Genocide: From Euthanasia to the Final Solution (1997, c1995)
  • Gilbert, Martin. Auschwitz and the Allies (1983, c198l)
  • Gilbert, Martin. The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe during the Second World War (New York, 1985) ISBN 0-8050-0348-7
  • Gilbert, Martin. The Routledge Atlas of the Holocaust, Routledge, New York, 2002. ISBN 0-415-28145-8
  • Grau, Gunter & Shoppmann, Claudia. The Hidden Holocaust?: Gay and Lesbian Persecution in Germany 1933-45 (1995)
  • Gutman, Israel, Gutman, Yisrael, and Berenbaum, Michael, eds. Anatomy of the Auschwitz death camp (1994) ISBN 0-253-32684-2
  • Heberer, Patricia. Children during the Holocaust (2011)
  • Hedgepeth, Sonja & Saidel, Rochelle. Sexual Violence against Jewish Women during the Holocaust (2010)
  • Hilberg, Raul. The Destruction of the European Jews, vol. 1-3 (2003, c1961)
  • Hilberg, Raul. Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders: The Jewish Catastrophe 1933-1945, (1992)
  • The Holocaust Chronicle, (2001)
  • Klempner, Mark. The Heart Has Reasons: Holocaust Rescuers and Their Stories of Courage (The Pilgrim Press, 2006) ISBN 0-8298-1699-2
  • Lewy, Gunter. The Nazi Persecution of the Gypsies (2001)
  • Lusane, Clarence. Hitler's Black Victims: The Historical Experience of Afro-Germans, European Blacks, Africans and African Americans in the Nazi Era (2002)
  • Plant, Richard. The Pink Triangle: The Nazi War Against Homosexuals (1988)
  • Peukert, Detlev “The Genesis of the `Final Solution’ from the Spirit of Science” pages 234-252 from Reevaluating the Third Reich edited by Thomas Childers and Jane Caplan, New York: Holmes & Meier, 1994 ISBN 0-8419-1178-9.
  • Mayer, Michael Staaten als Täter. Ministerialbürokratie und 'Judenpolitik' in NS-Deutschland und Vichy-Frankreich. Ein Vergleich. Preface by Horst Möller and Georges-Henri Soutou München, Oldenbourg, 2010 (Studien zur Zeitgeschichte; 80). ISBN 978-3-486-58945-0. (Comparative study of anti-Jewish policy implemented by the Government in Nazi-Germany, by German occupational forces in France and by the semi-autonomic French Government in Vichy)
  • Ioanid, Radu. The Holocaust in Romania: The Destruction of Jews and Gypsies Under the Antonescu Regime, 1940-1944 (2001)
  • Ofer, Dalia & Weitzman, Lenore. Women in the Holocaust (1999)
  • Satloff, Robert. " Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust's Long Reach into Arab Lands (Public Affairs, 2006)
  • Rossel, Seymour. The Holocaust: The World and the Jews, 1933-1945 (1992).
  • Schleunes, Karl A. The Twisted Road to Auschwitz: Nazi Policy Toward German Jews, 1933-1939 (1990, c1970)
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Historical Atlas of the Holocaust, Macmillan Publishing (1996)

Selected survivor accounts

Selected semi-autobiographical by survivors

Other documentation

  • Arad, Yitzhak, Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps (1999, c1987)
  • Browning Christopher R., Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland(1998, c1992)
  • Carr, Firpo Wycoff Germany's Black Holocaust, 1890-1945 (2003)
  • Czech, Danuta, Auschwitz Chronicle: 1939-1945 (1999)
  • Dean, Martin. Collaboration in the Holocaust: Crimes of the Local Police in Belorussia and Ukraine, 1941-44 (1999)
  • Dippler, Christoph "The German Resistance and the Jews" pages 51–93 from Yad Vashem Studies, Volume 16, 1984.
  • Lucjan Dobroszycki (ed.), The Chronicle of the Lodz Ghetto, 1941-1944 (1987, c1984)
  • Gilbert, Martin, Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe During the Second World War (1987, c1985)
  • Fings, Karola and Kenrick, Donald (ed.) The Gypsies During the Second World War, 2 vols. (1999)
  • Gutman, Israel, Berenbaum, Michael, et al. (ed.), Yehuda Bauer, Raul Hilberg, et al. (ed. bd.) Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp (1998, c1994)
  • Hogan, David J. and Aretha, David, eds. The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures. Lincolnwood, IL: Publications International, 2000
  • Kaplan, Vivian Jeanette - Ten Green Bottles: Nazi Occupied Vienna to Shanghai (2004)
  • Koren, Yehuda and Negev, Eliat, In Our Hearts We Were Giants: The Remarkable Story of the Lilliput Troupe - A Dwarf Family's Survival of the Holocaust (2005)
  • The Protest of Zofia Kossak-Szczucka
  • Oppenheimer, Deborah and Harris, Mark Jonathan (ed.), Into the Arms of Strangers : Stories of the Kindertransport (2001, c1998)
  • Pressac, Jean-Claude, Auschwitz: Technique and operation of the gas chambers (1989)
  • van Pelt, Robert Jan. The Case for Auschwitz: Evidence from the Irving Trial (2002)
  • Steger, Bernd and Wald, Peter (ed.). Hinter der grüne Pappe: Orli Wald im Schatten von Auschwitz – Leben und Erinnerungen (2008)[1]
  • Vromen, Suzanne. Hidden Children of the Holocaust: Belgian Nuns and their Daring Rescue of Young Jews from the Nazis (2010)

Hypotheses and historiography

  • Agamben, Giorgio. Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive (1999)
  • Bloxham, Donald. The Final Solution: A Genocide (2009)
  • Arendt, Hannah. Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (1994, c1963)
  • Cole, Tim (2000). Selling the Holocaust. New York: Routledge.  
  • Goldhagen, Daniel J., Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust (1997)
  • Dippel, John V. H. Bound Upon a Wheel of Fire: Why so many German Jews made the tragic decision to remain in Nazi Germany (1996)
  • Feig, Konnilyn, Hitler's Death Camps: The Sanity of Madness (1981)
  • Finkelstein, Norman G.. Ruth Bettina Birn, A nation on trial: the Goldhagen thesis and historical truth (1998)
  • Kershaw, Ian, The Nazi Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation, London: Hodder Arnold, (2000, c1985)
  • Leff, Laurel Buried By The Times: The Holocaust And America's Most Important Newspaper, Cambridge University Press (2005), hardcover, 426 pages, ISBN 0-521-81287-9
  • Linden, R. Ruth. Making Stories, Making Selves: Feminist Reflections on the Holocaust (1995)
  • Lipstadt, Deborah. Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory (1994)
  • Marrus, Michael R. The Holocaust in History (1989, c1987)
  • Mason, Timothy "Intention and Explanation: A Current Controversy about the Interpretation of National Socialism" pages 3–20 from The Nazi Holocaust Part 3, The "Final Solution": The Implementation of Mass Murder Volume 1 edited by Michael Marrus, Mecler: Westpoint, CT
  • Niewyk, Donald L. Holocaust: Problems & Perspective of Interpretation (1997, c1992)
  • Novick, Peter. The Holocaust in American Life (1999)
  • Rosenbaum, Alan S. (ed.) Is the Holocaust Unique?: Perspectives on Comparative Genocide (2001, c1996)
  • Troncoso, Sergio. The Nature of Truth (2003)
  • Weiss, John. Ideology of Death: Why the Holocaust Happened in Germany (1997)
  • Wolffsohn, Michael Eternal Guilt? : Forty years of German-Jewish-Israeli Relations, New York : Columbia University Press, (1993) ISBN 0-231-08274-6.

Selected filmography

External links

General Sites

  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, volume 1 (First released in June 2009).
  • H-HOLOCAUST, H-Net discussion list for scholars and advanced students
  • Holocaust Survivors and Remembrance Project: "Forget You Not" a Holocaust primer.
  • UK Holocaust Centre Owned and run by the Aegis Trust An independent international organisation dedicated to eliminating genocide
  • Resources > Holocaust. The Jewish History Resource Center, Project of the Dinur Center for Research in Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Includes the extensive Holocaust Encyclopedia and large collections of maps and photos, one of the most comprehensive sites.
  • Yad Vashem- Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority. Extensive archives with searchable databases of victims, photos, extremely comprehensive
  • The Ghetto Fighters' House (museum and study center in Israel) Searchable online archives on the Holocaust and Jewish resistance
  • The Holocaust, Crimes, Heroes And Villains.
  • The Holocaust Children
  • Never Again! an online memorial
  • The Holocaust "children's voices from beyond"
  • The Holocaust Chronicle. The full 800 page book online, with photos and search features.
  • The Holocaust Chronology (PBS)
  • The Holocaust History Project, General site with large Q&A section, as well as works by Jean-Claude Pressac
  • Shoah Education Project Web- Introduction to the Holocaust
  • World Holocaust Forum "Let My People Live!"
  • Short Stories About the Holocaust
  • , by surgeon E. T. Rulison, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.The Journey, first-hand account and photographs of the 51st Evacuation Hospital during World War II
  • "The Case of Archbishop Stepinac: How the Catholic Clergy Helped Run Ustashe (i.e., Nazi) Croatia"; Published by the Yugoslav Embassy, Washington, DC, 1947; reprinted at
  • Holocaust table: The partition of the 6 million figure: Holocaust with tunnel systems, bunker constructioning and Stalin deportations etc. (neutral site with the new Gorbatchev documents included)
  • Documents on the Holocaust at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library
  • The Kindertransport A study of the kindertransport and testimonies from the children who took part in it.
  • The Simon Wiesenthal Center An international Jewish human rights organization
  • Holocaust Survivors Oral History Project at the University of South Florida
  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies Center at the University of South Florida

Sites in languages other than English

  • Yad Vashem in Hebrew, German, Farsi, Arabic, Spanish and Russian
  • Project Aladdin [1] (Site with extensive resources in Arabic, Persian, French and Turkish)
  • Holocaust na terenie regionu bialskopodlaskiego w czasie II wojny światowe (Polish)


  • Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service
  • Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre in Newark, England
  • European Holocaust Memorial
  • Florida Holocaust Museum
  • German Government's Memorial To Jews Murdered During Holocaust
  • Holocaust Awareness Museum & Educational Center of Philadelphia; America's First Holocaust Museum
  • Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Imperial War Museum's Holocaust Exhibition
  • Montreal Holocaust Memorial Center Museum
  • The New England Holocaust Memorial is a memorial in Boston, Massachusetts, dedicated to the Jews who were killed in the Holocaust.
  • The Oregon Holocaust Memorial is an outdoor memorial in Oregon dedicated to all those killed in the Holocaust.
  • The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Virginia Holocaust Museum
  • Yad Vashem - The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority

Particular groups involved in The Holocaust

  • Africans in the Nazi Camps. Section from Rewriting The Footnotes — Berlin and the African Diaspora, by Paulette Reed-Anderson.
  • SS-Brigadeführer Franz Walter Stahlecker's "coffin map" Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus.
  • Deathly Silence: Everyday People in the Holocaust (By Plater Robinson)
  • The Experiences of Jewish Women in the Holocaust
  • Histories, Narratives and Documents of the Roma and Sinti (Gypsies)
  • Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945 (see also Lesbians and the Third Reich)
  • Nazi Persecution of the Disabled: Murder of “The Unfit”
  • Rescuers during the Holocaust

Holocaust education

  • An artistic portrayal of the Holocaust and its significance (Artist: Stan Lebovic) The artwork, developed for Black is a Color, is meant to depict the heroic posture humanity has assumed in this post-Holocaust world, and present it to both humanity and God. For humanity it should serve as a reminder of the worth of their actions, and for God a testament to the worth of God's creations.
  • The Holocaust Education Development Programme (HEDP). The Holocaust Education Development Programme (HEDP) is run by the Institute of Education (IOE), University of London and jointly funded by the Pears Foundation and the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) with support from the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET). Its overarching aim is to help teachers teach about the Holocaust in effective and thought-provoking ways.
  • Millersville University Annual Holocaust Conference
  • "Remember Our Faces"--Teaching about the Holocaust.
  • Belief in God After the Holocaust
  • Rut Matthijsen Excerpt: A Holocaust Rescuer Discusses How the Holocaust Might Best Be Taught

Victim information and databases

  • The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names - Yad Vashem
  • Breakdown of Jewish population by country, before and after World War II
  • Detailed breakdown of Holocaust victim statistics
  • Info on victim tracing services
  • Links to sites listing victims and survivors from specific German communities and concentration camps
  • Info on archive of 128,000 victim records (currently under construction)
  • Info on archive of 56,000 victim records from Berlin
  • Online searchable database of 55,000 victim records from Berlin
  • Links to several online searchable victim databases
  • Link to searchable online victim database of 2,700 from Stutthof
  • Link to searchable online victim database from Augsburg
  • Link to searchable online victim database from Bingen
  • Lists of people from Gerau region noted by the Nazis for being insufficiently Aryan; Nazi murder victims listed at the bottom
  • Lists of Jews sent from Hamburg, organized by concentration camp
  • Lists of Jews sent from Hanover
  • Lists of Jews sent from Hattingen
  • Lists of victims from Hofgeismar, Kassel and Wolfhagen (Hessen)
  • Hohenschönhausener Victims of the Holocaust
  • Names of 173 Jewish victims from Kaiserslautern
  • List of Krefelder Jews who died in institutes, prisons or camps, or suicide during World War II
  • Death Lists from concentration camps near Muehldorf am Inn
  • Searchable list of 2300 victims from Nuremberg
  • List of Jews from Speyer rounded up by Nazis with notation regarding their fate

Documentation and evidence

  • C-SPAN Booktv: Interview with Geoffrey Megargee editor of "Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945"
  • Detailed answers to Holocaust denial from the Nizkor Project
  • Documents on the Holocaust
  • Documentary Resources on the Nazi Genocide and its Denial
  • Canadian War Museum World War II Newspaper Archives - The Holocaust
  • Memorial to those who suffered at the eleven Kaufering concentration camps, located in the general area of Landsberg and Kaufering, Germany.
  • [2] photos of victims, camps, liberation

Other topics

  •'s Perspectives Magazine: Preventing Genocide (April/May 2006) - global human rights and development network looks at genocide from a variety of perspectives
  • Oskar Schindler - His List Of Life
  • The Secular Word "HOLOCAUST": Scholarly Sacralization, Twentieth Century Meanings
  • Chaim Yisroel Eiss the man in the center of Orthodoxy's rescue activities.



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