Monday, February 02, 2009
British Library Holocaust recordings launched online
"Marking Holocaust Memorial Day, the latest addition to the JISC funded Archival Sound Recordings website provides the perfect tool for Holocaust research and education in the 21st century. The moving and often disturbing testimonies of Jewish migrants and refugees to Britain, many of whom survived Nazi concentration and labour camps, are being made available online in their entirety for the first time. Over 440 hours of life story recordings explore 66 personal experiences of persecution across war-torn Europe and the impact of the Holocaust"