This special online exhibition tells the stories of a number of Jewish soldiers who served in the Allied forces during WWII, through personal items later donated to Yad Vashem.
These prized medals, uniforms, religious artifacts and treasured photographs give us a window into the unique encounters and personal experiences of the Jewish men and women that fought the Nazis and liberated their brethren from years of persecution and torture.
Jewish Soldiers in the Allied Armies
Related resources including video, photos and documents exploring the experience of Jewish soldiers in the Allied Armies.
Death March to Volary
Video-based exhibition that tells the story of how hundreds of Jewish women managed to survive unimaginable conditions over 100 days and almost 500 miles.
The Anguish of Liberation as Reflected in Art This special on-line exhibition, based on the Yad Vashem Art Collection, features works created between 1945 and 1947 and attempts to investigate how survivors reacted to the liberation through art.
Return to Life in the Displaced Persons Camps A Visual Retrospective.
Jews in the Red Army 100 biographies of Jews who served in the Red Army and includes quotations from wartime articles and letters, as well as post-war memoirs. These accounts cast light on the Jewish identity of these people and their reaction to the Holocaust.