The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has identified a site in suburban Maryland for a new, $40 million facility that will house its archives.
From Adolf Hitler down to the petty bureaucrats who staffed the Nazi death camps, thousands of perpetrators of World War II war crimes were eventually written up in vast reams of investigative files — files that now, for the first time, can be viewed in their entirety by the public.
The Obama administration on Wednesday warned several state legislatures against initiatives that would punish the state-owned French railway company SNCF for carrying out Holocaust-era deportations to Nazi death and labor camps.
A Holocaust survivor has died, days before giving testimony on a reparations bill. The bill says the state should enter into contracts with companies associated with the Holocaust only if reparations are made.
A one-time U.S. Army reporter during World War II donated a never-before-published transcript of radio coverage of the Nuremberg war crimes trials of Nazi leaders to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Tuesday — 68 years to the day after he began reporting on the landmark military tribunal.
On Thursday, four Washington-area Holocaust survivors organized a gathering with German Ambassador Peter Ammon to mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is returning one of its most powerful artifacts to Poland: a wooden barracks that housed prisoners at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp.
A request by the Bulgarian Embassy to name a Washington intersection after a favorite native son — a man credited with helping save the country’s Jewish population from deportation — has gotten tangled up in a broader debate about whether the nation is accurately accounting for the actions of its leaders during the Holocaust.
Elderly survivors of the Holocaust and the veterans who helped liberate them gathered for what could be their last big reunion Monday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
At 9 a.m., the wooden pews of McDaniel College’s Big Baker Chapel were quickly filling, as middle school and high school students streamed into the building.
A Maryland congressman’s controversial comments are making national headlines and could affect one of the state’s tightest and most contentious races.
Documents and photographs attached to U.S. immigration forms have been culled from the National Archives for a new exhibit about immigrants who came to this country.