World War II


The Collected Sermons of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, edited by Isabel Best

These sermons, selected and introduced by Isabel Best, range in time from Bonhoeffer's pastoral tenure in Barcelona to a few months after the start of World War II.


Sarah’s Key

Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Sarah's Key is culled from a popular novel (by Tatiana de Rosnay) set during the Holocaust and the Nazi occupation of France. The main character, an Amer­i­can magazine writer (Kristin Scott Thomas) living in Paris, discovers that her husband's family acquired their home after the Jews who once lived there were sent to an abandoned stadium, where they endured three hellish days before the Nazis transported them to the camps.


Ending the era of Auschwitz

Too much Holocaust consciousness?

The Holocaust in American Life, by Peter Novick