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Auschwitz in the Context of the Holocaust

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Investigate the origins and evolution of Auschwitz-Birkenau, as it was situated within the development of the German concentration camp system and the unfolding of the Nazi “Final Solution of the Jewish Question.” This talk is designed to provide essential background information for viewers of the exhibition The Auschwitz Album: The Story of a Transport. This program is presented in collaboration with the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.


Recorded Friday, March 17, 2006 at The Field Museum.

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