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Women and the Holocaust, Concentration Camps of World War II

Women victims of the Holocaust including women in the Nazi concentration camps of World War II - from Anne Frank to many whose names are forgotten. How did gender influence one's fate with the Nazis and in the camps?
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  2. Women in World War II
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Women and World War II: Concentration Camps
Gender issues related to the Nazi concentration camps and the Holocaust

Faith, Friendship, Art and Education
Even in the concentration camps, women struggled to keep life worth living.

A Feminist Critique of the Holocaust?
Are women's experiences in the holocaust adequately studied by Holocaust scholars?

Holocaust Women's Rape Breaks Decades of Taboo
Some 70 years after the Holocaust, a long silence about women who were were sexually abused is being broken with a ground-breaking scholarly work.

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project
Irena Sendler was a rescuer of Jewish children during World War II. "Life in a Jar" is a play about her efforts.

Violette Szabo
A rich and deep site on Violette Szabo, a British woman with half French heritage who volunteered during World War II. She parachuted into France twice, and, after she lost a gun battle with the Germans, she was sent to Ravensbrück where, in 1945, she was executed.

Women, Modernity and the Holocaust
A strong suggestion that "gender is not merely a sidebar issue in the counting of the dead."

Women Writing the Holocaust
An analysis of gender issues in Holocaust narratives.

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