Holocaust History Project from Brittanica

holocaust history from hitler to Michael Berenbaum content

Holocaust history resources from Encyclopedia Brittanica, with 5 parts covering many subjects of interest to those studying the Holocaust.

More than a hundred articles comprise Britannica’s coverage of the Holocaust — including information that ranges from the rise of Hitler and the meaning of the swastika to a survey of the camps and the Holocaust in art and memory — and many of the entries have been written by renowned scholar and author Dr. Michael Berenbaum, the former director of the Holocaust Research Institute at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

Britannica’s coverage includes biographies, essays, photographs, and videos as well as discussion prompts appropriate for the classroom.

Part 1:  Hitler and the Origins of the Holocaust

Discussion Questions https://www.britannica.com/new-multimedia/pdf/holoca070.pdf

Part 2:  The Holocaust

Discussion Questions https://www.britannica.com/new-multimedia/pdf/holoca071.pdf

Part 3: The Allied Response: Should

the Allies Have Bombed the Camps?

Discussion Questions  https://www.britannica.com/new-multimedia/pdf/holoca072.pdf

Part 4: The Christian Response:

The Actions of the Church

Discussion Questions https://www.britannica.com/new-multimedia/pdf/holoca073.pdf

Part 5:  Art, Meaning, and Memory

Discussion Questions  https://www.britannica.com/new-multimedia/pdf/holoca074.pdf