Look at the following map to remind yourself of the sheer numbers involved in the Holocaust.
Having done this, follow one of the links provided to discover individual stories:
Voices from the Inferno: Survivors describe the last months in the Warsar Ghetto
The Untold Stories: The Murder of Jews in the Occupied Territories of the former USSR
Transports to Extinction: Holocaust Transport Database
Take 10 – 15 mintues to craft a response to the concept of individuality and the holocaust. Use the following excerpt from novelist Vladimir Nabokov to help if you wish. Please post your response in the comments box before you leave the classroom.
“Aunt Rosa, a fussy, angular, wild-eyed old lady, who had lived in a tremulous world of bad news, bankruptcies, train accidents, cancerous growths—until the Germans put her to death, together with all the people she had worried about.”