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HIST 675: Seminar in History - U.S. and the Holocaust (Dr. Nienkamp): Getting started

Designed for students in HIST 675 U.S. and the Holocaust, this guide provides readers with insight into America’s response to the Third Reich’s treatment of its Jewish population, the Holocaust itself, and its aftermath by providing access to primary sour

How to use this guide

Welcome to the U.S. and the Holocaust Library guide. This guide provides readers with insight into America’s response to the Third Reich’s treatment of its Jewish population, the Holocaust itself, and its aftermath by providing access to primary sources and other materials.  These include contemporary periodicals, newspaper collections, private correspondence, and government documents.  The guide is organized chronologically by the following periods:

American Reactions to the Hitlerite Regime & the Nuremberg Laws: 1933-1938

Responses to Kristallnacht and the Lead-up to American Involvement in the Second World War

America At War: What did the U.S. Know?

Postwar: The International Military Tribunal and the Nuremberg Trials

The Holocaust & American Memory