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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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  • 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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Památník obetí holocaustu na námestí 28. ríjna v Brne / Holocaust Memorial on the "October 28 Square" in Brno

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustPamátník holokaustu / Holocaust Memorial - Teplice (North Bohemia)

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Depicted memorial, devoted to Jewish victims of the Holocaust and also to the local magnificent synagogue destroyed by Nazis in March 1939, you can find in a small park located in Mírové námestí (Peace Square) in spa town Teplice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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The Holocaust Memorial in Ricany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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The depicted stone memorial tablet, commemorating the existence of infamous Vilnius Ghetto during WWII, you can find on the wall of residential building in Rudninku street (Rudninku gatve) in Vilnius historic centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Lithuania

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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This monument commemorates the safe haven provided to 928 survivors of the European Holocaust. Upon arriving in Oswego, New York, the Holocaust survivors were housed in Fort Ontario where they remained from 1944 to 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

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Concentration camp memorial in Surberg near Traunstein, Bavaria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

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Pametní deska obetem odsunu židu / Commemorative plaque to the victims of transfer of Jews

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Památce židovských obcanu Mikulova

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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A memorial to "Never Forget" is at the site of the former Gestapo Haus (House of the Gestapo) in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Two plaques, one in English and one in German, were erected in Vienna to commemorate Feng Shan Ho who risked his life and career during World War II to save thousands of Jews from the Holocaust.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Památník u reky Ohre

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Na památku židovských obcanu / In memory of the jewish citizens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustOskar Schindler Memorial - Svitavy, Czech Republic

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The memorial dedicated to Oskar Schindler.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The Last Way is a monument dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust in Minsk

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Belarus

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Infotafel über die Bücherverbrennung in Karlsruhe im Jahr 1933. Information board about the book burning in Karlsruhe in 1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/16/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustDe Dokwerker (The Docker) Statue - Inside City Hall, Toronto, Ontario

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De Dokwerker (The Docker) is a statue found inside Toronto City Hall's main concourse that was presented by the mayor of Amsterdam. It commemorates an act of defiance against the Nazi's persecution of Jews.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/1/2014

last visited: never

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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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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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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: 9/10/2014

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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 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: 9/6/2014

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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 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: 11/18/2014

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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: 8/6/2014

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