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The Massacre in Bialystok

Individual Perspectives

Anne Leper

A new teaching unit developed by the International School for Holocaust Studies looks at the massacre in Bialystok, focusing on the reactions by individuals, including the perpetrators.

View of a street with wooden houses in prewar Bialystok, 1939. Courtesy: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C., photograph no. 48323
View of a street with wooden houses in prewar Bialystok, 1939. Courtesy: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C., photograph no. 48323

The main synagogue in Bialystok destroyed by the Germans, 1940. The photo served as evidence in the trial of Friedrich Rondholz for murder and aiding and abetting murder in Poland and the USSR in World War II. Hessisches Staatsarchiv Darmstadt
The main synagogue in Bialystok destroyed by the Germans, 1940. The photo served as evidence in the trial of Friedrich Rondholz for murder and aiding and abetting murder in Poland and the USSR in World War II. Hessisches Staatsarchiv Darmstadt

The new teaching unit on the massacre in Bialystok puts the actions of the individuals involved into context
The new teaching unit on the massacre in Bialystok puts the actions of the individuals involved into context

The first three volumes of the series "The Persecution and Murder of the European Jews by Nazi Germany, 1933-1945"
The first three volumes of the series "The Persecution and Murder of the European Jews by Nazi Germany, 1933-1945"

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