Useful resources

This guide was last updated in 2009

Once you've investigated the other sources, there are plenty of useful online resources to take your research in new directions. 

Useful online websites

Yad Vashem

The first port of call for tracing victims.

Holocaust databases at JewishGen

For finding information about both Holocaust victims and survivors.

Bad Arolsen

The website's tracing service allows you to file an inquiry.

Yizkor databases

Books of articles, memories and photographs compiled by survivors, sorted into geographical area.


Background material

Jewish Virtual Library

An encyclopedia with extensive links to various aspects of the Holocaust.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum online

Including a useful encyclopedia.


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