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Yad VaShem Photo Archive Goes Online Thursday

The Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum and Memorial will make available online its photo archives on Thursday, Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, which begins at sundown Wednesday night.

Yad VaShem will upload 130,000 photo images, including pictures taken in ghettoes, during deportations and at concentration camps. Photographs in the database are also linked to existing information about its content, and by clicking on an image, a Google map will automatically open, showing the location of the places mentioned in the caption.

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