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Creating a New Map of the Holocaust

posted on April 10, 2013

In light of Holocaust Remembrance week, Marc Silver of National Geographic spoke with Geoffrey Megargee and Martin Dean, editors of the planned seven-volume encyclopedia, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945. After 13 years of research, the scholars discovered and documented more than 42,000 Nazi-era ghettos and camps, much more than the expected 7,000 sites. The encyclopedias are “giving recognition to all the thousands of places where people suffered and died,” Dean said, “that would otherwise fade from people’s consciousness.” 

Read at National Geographic