What could Americans have known about the Holocaust as it was happening?
Find out what Americans read about the Holocaust in their local newspapers from 1933 to 1946. Explore newspaper articles that were published across the US to find out what was reported, when, and where.
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Browse Historical Events
Learn about 46 historical events from 1933 to 1946. Then, find articles about these events that were published in US newspapers.
Reichstag Fire Plunges Germany into Virtual Martial Law
Hitler Announces Nuremberg Race Laws
Germany Annexes Austria
American Nazis Rally in New York City
German Government Forces Jews to Wear Yellow Stars
Germans Kill Thousands of Jews in Mass Shooting Outside Kiev
"We Will Never Die"
President Establishes War Refugee Board
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Our team of citizen historians researched newspapers across the US and submitted more than 50,000 articles to the History Unfolded database. Learn how newspapers in your state covered the events of the Holocaust.
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