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A Visitor Takes a Selfie at Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Desecrated Graves: Tombstones and Selfies

By Aren Burnside When examining history, there is often a…
Sinti-Roma memorial, surrounded by nature, overlooking the German Parliament. (Credit: http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/monument-to-sinti-and-roma-murdered-in-the-holocaust-opens-in-berlin-a-863212.html)
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The Contrast Between Life and Death

By Kristen Varganova As we’ve traveled from one country…
Bloc 11 in Auschwitz shows the images a photographer took of prisoners upon their arrival at the camp these images were used to identify prisoners if they were to escape.
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The Children of Atrocities

By Anthony Russo Before coming to Europe and seeing all the…
Arbeit Macht Frei
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Auschwitz-Birkenau: Working in Secret

By Kyra McDermott In today’s recounting of history, Auschwitz-Birkenau…
Auschwitz-Birkenau. Photo by Taylora Krzeminski
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Rethinking Remembrance

By Rody Conway The 20th century was a century of unprecedented…
Artifacts at the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance
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This History Is (Not) For You

By Aren Burnside Monuments, memorials, and museums all attempt…
The view across the Danube towards Castle Hill.
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The Birth of an Idea

By Raymundo Juarez At 6:00, on a Saturday morning, my alarm…
Jewish victims and relatives paying their respects and sharing the true story of Hungary during WW2
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In the Public Eye: Budapest Monuments and the Idea of Victimhood

By Mia White Budapest is known for its many gorgeous and unique…
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Overshadowing Holocaust Remembrance in Central Europe

By Taylor Krzeminski In Central Europe, memorialization of…