Jews being marched to a train in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia, 1942. Yad Vashem Archive

Documenting the Nazi Transports to the Death Camps

Yad Vashem’s new online database details how the Nazis brought Jews to the camps. Among the stories to be found there: the train that conveyed the Freud sisters to Treblinka.

On May 20, 1941, the Nazis parachuted into Crete in Operation Mercury. After 10 days of fighting, despite incurring heavy losses, they overcame the British, New Zealand, Australian and Greek soldiers who were...

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