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Friday, June 6, 2014
On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, in which Allied troops landed on the Normandy coast in France, USC Shoah Foundation has published a new online exhibit featuring the testimonies of soldiers and witnesses who recall that historic day.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Chester relate l'après-midi du Débarquement du 6 juin 1944, alors qu'il sert dans les forces armées des États-Unis. Il décrit les stratégies de survie qu'il a utilisés au cours de l'attaque aérienne de la Luftwaffe et se souvient d'un médecin militaire de l'armée américaine, victime d’une mine. Chester évoque la camaraderie des compagnons d'armes du médecin dans leurs efforts pour sauver la vie de leur ami, en vain.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
William décrit ce qu’ils ressentait, lui et ses camarades combattants de l’infanterie américaine, à l’approche des côtes normandes, lors du débarquement de juin 1944. Il se souvient de l’intensité du feu de l’ennemi et des blessés de la 8ème Division d’infanterie américaine pendant le débarquement à Utah Beach.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Walter raconte sa participation au débarquement de Normandie en 1944 en tant que photographe de guerre de l’armée américaine. Il se souvient quand il a filmé un jeune lieutenant américain en train de sauver des camarades de combat d’une péniche détruite par les tirs allemands. Walter relate ses retrouvailles avec le lieutenant quarante ans plus tard lors d’un symposium à l’Université de Columbia.
Monday, August 7, 2017
“Filming the Camps” explores the World War II experiences of Hollywood directors John Ford, George Stevens and Samuel Fuller.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Guatemalan Genocide survivor Yolanda de la Luz Aguilar on using her voice to tell the stories of thousands of survivors who cannot speak for themselves.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Among the photos Walter Rosenblum took on the morning of D-Day was an iconic shot of an exhausted young lieutenant on a rocky beach, gazing past the camera while he and several others perform first aid on a group of men they’d tried to rescue from a wrecked boat.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
A French-language testimony exhibit that first launched on the ENS Lyon campus last April has been published online.
Friday, January 31, 2014
A USC Shoah Foundation exhibit and New York Times article remember that millions of people were murdered not in concentration camps, but in public sites all over Eastern Europe.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust installation features all of the Institute's 51,696 testimonies LA Weekly's annual Best of LA 2012 honored the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust's Tree of Testimony exhibit with the award for "Best Video Art Exhibit." The interactive exhibit immerses visitors in survivors' memories from the Institute's Visual History Archive.
Monday, April 27, 2015
ENS Lyon is mounting a major exhibition looking at the plight of liberated survivors returning to France at the end of World War II.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
La Fundación Shoah USC– El Instituto para la Historia Visual y Educación une fuerzas con La Fundación de Antropología Forense de Guatemala (FAFG), una organización forense guatemalteca, para recopilar videos con testimonios de los sobrevivientes y testigos del Genocidio Guatemalteco.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
A photography exhibit that incorporates testimony from the Visual History Archive is now on display in Moscow following its debut in Prague last spring.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation has published a new online exhibit and two new IWitness activities that expand the Institute’s educational offerings in terms of language and subject matter.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive played a prominent role in two events in Prague last week: Paideia - The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden’s annual alumni conference and a photography exhibit of the famous “Auschwitz Album.”
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Sonia Klein (née Joskowicz) est née le 16 juin 1925 à Varsovie (Pologne). Ses parents, Itzack et Jospa Joskowicz, ont une boutique où l’on vend des fruits, des légumes, du bois et du charbon. Sonia est l’aînée de trois enfants ; elle a une soeur et un frère. Avant la guerre, elle fréquente une école publique et veut devenir enseignante.
Monday, September 12, 2011
On September 8, Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, gave a lecture, titled "The Power of Words: Testimony in an Age of Violent Ideologies," and demonstrated the Visual History Archive at the Interdisciplinary Judaic Studies Program of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (view photos).  Smith founded the UK Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire, England, and cofounded the Aegis Trust for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Moshe Shamir (né sous le nom de Schmucker) voit le jour dans une famille juive orthodoxe le 17 avril 1922 à Cernauti, Roumanie (aujourd’hui Chernivtsi, Ukraine). Son père, Avraham, est enseignant dans une école hébraïque. Il meurt quand Moshe n’a que cinq ans. La mère de Moshe, Rifka, l’élève avec son frère aîné, Menachem. Moshe fréquente une école yiddish, est membre du mouvement de jeunesse sioniste Gordonia et chante dans une chorale juive au temple. Il travaille en tant qu’apprenti dans une mercerie à l’âge de douze ans.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
For the third year, USC Shoah Foundation is providing testimony clips that French high school students can use in the essays and audiovisual works they submit to the National Contest on Resistance and Deportation (CNRD).
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Testimony clips of Hungarian Holocaust survivors have been incorporated into a fascinating project out of Budapest: Open Society Archive’s “Yellow-Star Houses” online mapping exhibit.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust to create 65-screen video sculpture presenting USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s archive of 52,000 interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnessesSurvivor video wall to further award-winning, nationally-recognized Museum’s role as a leader in exhibit innovation105,000 hours of interviews – representing every survivor and witness video available in the Institute’s archive—to be presented in the course of the year.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
On January 27, 2017, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest debuted a new exhibition that draws on the Visual History Archive testimony of survivor Katalin Bárány.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Clara Isaacman (née Heller) est née à Borsa, en Roumanie, avant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Sa famille quitte la Roumanie à cause de l’antisémitisme rampant et rejoint Anvers (Belgique) à la fin des années 1920, alors que Clara n’est encore qu’une enfant. Le père de Clara, Shalom, est diamantaire et possède une fabrique de soude. Clara fréquente une école hébraïque et une école publique à Anvers.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Howard Cwick est né dans le Bronx, à New York (USA), le 25 août 1923, de Samuel et Sarah Cwick, tous deux immigrants polonais. Howard a une soeur aînée, Sylvia. La famille Cwick parle à la fois anglais et yiddish, garde leur maison casher, et se rend à la synagogue trois fois par semaine. Howard va à l’école à P.S. 100 dans le Bronx avant d’entrer au lycée technique de Brooklyn. À l’âge de 7 ans, Howard reçoit sa première caméra et se passionne de photographie.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Secondary school students across France are hard at work on their entries for the 2013-2014 National Contest on Resistance and Deportation – and many of them are drawing inspiration from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Louis de Groot describes being hidden by a different gentile families in the Netherlands during WWII. While in hiding he attended a Christmas church service and remembers how the pastor urged the congregation to help save Jewish lives.
Monday, October 5, 2015
This is the fourth year USC Shoah Foundation has provided an exhibit of relevant testimony clips that students may use for research or incorporate into their projects.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Eva talks about her involvement with the Anne Frank Exhibition, which is about Anne's life and travels all around the world to educate students about the Holocaust through the eyes of a young girl. She assisted in the opening of a new Anne Frank exhibition in Vienna.
Friday, January 11, 2019
Bill Morgan, now 93 years old, is a survivor of the Stanislawow Ghetto. After obtaining a birth certificate from a Polish Christian, he escaped the ghetto and found work as a farmhand in Ukraine. Museum audiences will be able to ask questions of Morgan about his life experiences and hear his pre-recorded responses in real time.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Henri Deutsch, a jewish survivor, who along with his family was rescued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes, recalls the Portuguese diplomat. Sousa Mendes, against orders from the Portuguese government, issued an estimated 30,000 travel visas to people escaping Nazi-occupied France in 1940.

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