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The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.
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2. Holocaust Educational Centers
3. Museums
4. Concentration Camps
5. Locations – Supporting documentation a requirement
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8. Certain cemeteries
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  • Dedication date

  • Who or what group is responsible for the waymark

  • Describe the significance of the waymark

  • The relationship of the location (town, city, country, etc.) to the Holocaust if one exists. Perhaps there is a large Jewish population for example.

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The HolocaustErinnerungstafel Israelitische Schule zu Leipzig - Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany

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A remembering plaque for the abused Israelite School in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. // Eine Erinnerungstafel für die missbrauchte Israelitische Schule zu Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Scael

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustThe Holocaust Monument - Winnipeg MB

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This Holocaust Monument is on southwest lawn of the Manitoba Legislative Building close to Osborne Street North and Assiniboine Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: 5/14/2010

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The HolocaustEhemalige Synagoge - Dessau - ST - Germany

in The Holocaust

Willkommen in der Bauhausstadt Dessau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team-Red-Wolf

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 7/12/2014

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The HolocaustZyklon B Mahnmal - Dessau, Germany

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Willkommen in Dessau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team-Red-Wolf

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustSzthelo Gábor Memorial - Budapest, Hungary

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This statue was erected in 2009 to commemorate Szthelo Gabor who saved around 2000 children and adults during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 6/13/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustThe Holocaust Memorial - Pribyslav, Czech Republic

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The Holocaust Memorial - a memorial plaque in Pribyslav town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/13/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustCarl Lutz Memorial - Budapest, Hungary

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This memorial statue is dedicated to Carl Lutz, the Swiss Vice Consul based in Budapest during the war and others who saved thousands of Jews from deportation and possible execution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustKristallnacht memorial tablet at Synagogue / Pametní deska Krištálové noci na synagoze - Nový Jicín (North Moravia)

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The granite memorial tablet, commemorating the Nazi' pogrom during Kristallnacht (November 9-10, 1938) with text in Hebrew, Czech and German, was unveiled on the front facade of the Nový Jicín synagogue in 1992.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Moravskoslezsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustGedenkstätte für die Opfer der NS-Psychiatrie - Klingenmünster/Germany

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Monument for the victims of "Heil- und Pflegeanstalt Klingenmünster".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/27/2014

last visited: 4/5/2014

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The HolocaustAlliance Cemetery Holocaust Memorial - Norma, New Jersey

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Holocaust memorial in center circle Jewish cemetery in Norma, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/21/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustPamátník holokaustu - Brno, Czech Republic

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Památník holokaustu na Židovském hrbitove v Brne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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The Holocaust'Mahnmal für die ermordeten Juden' - Hannover, Germany, NI

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This is the monument for the killed jewish people of the Nazis in Hannover, Germany, Niedersachsen. It is located at the 'Opernplatz' nearby to the opera.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 2/1/2014

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The HolocaustHolocaust-Denkmal - Herborn, Hessen, Germany

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This memorial commemorates victims of Nazi terror who lived in Herborn | Dieser Gedenkstein erinnert an Herborner Opfer des nationalsozialistischen Terrors

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 11/15/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustHolocaust Memorial – Des Moines, IA

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This brand new Holocaust Memorial was dedicated only a month ago, on October 23, 2013, with Iowa’s Governor Terry Branstad speaking at the ceremony.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/15/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustGerhard Wolf Memorial plaque - Firenze, Italy

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On the Ponte Vecchio in Florence there is a memorial plaque to Gerhard Wolf that was the German consul in Florence and after the German occupation of Italy in 1943, he worked to save many Jews from the Holocaust.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 9/28/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustStations "A" and "Z" - Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, Germany

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Crematory of the former Sachsenhausen Concentration CAmp

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 9/11/2013

last visited: 7/9/2013

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The HolocaustEternal Light Monument - Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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A red granite tower, dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/30/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustChairs - Krakow, Poland

in The Holocaust

A dramatic memorial dedicated to the victims of Krakow's Ghetto

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustMémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation - Paris, France

in The Holocaust

This memorial is for the 160,000 men, women, and children who were residents of France and sent to the Nazi concentration camps during World War II. It is situated at the eastern tip of Ile de la Cité in Paris, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 5/16/2014

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The HolocaustWollheim-Memorial — Frankfurt am Main, Germany

in The Holocaust

The Wollheim Memorial is named after former Board Member of the Central Council of Jews in Germany and IG Farben forced laborer Norbert Wollheim, commemorating the victims of the KZ Buna/Monowitz and informs about their history and compensation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustRaoul Wallenberg Memorial - Great Cumberland Place, London, UK

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This memorial stands in an area in the crescent in Great Cumberland Street in central London. It is located outside the Western Marble Arch Synagogue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustGedenkstein für die zerstörte Synagoge, Rheine, Germany

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Ein Gedenkstein für die zerstörte Synagoge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 00M

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustMusée commémoratif de l'holocauste - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Musée commémoratif de l'holocauste is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: 7/30/2014

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The HolocaustRaoul Wallenberg Memorial - Cherry Hill, NJ

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A small marker on a small monument in front of a gazebo commemorates this extraordinary man and his efforts to save Jews from the Holocaust.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/25/2013

last visited: never

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The HolocaustJanusz Korczak Memorial - Jerusalem, Israel

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Janusz Korczak and the Ghetto's Children Memorial is located on the grounds of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Israel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 3/9/2013

last visited: 5/8/2013

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