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Days to remember

Days to remember

This set of six worksheets introduces secondary school teachers and students to six different genocides through a key date, the experiences of one person, and the story of one artefact. It can also be used in a non-school environment.

HMD 2016: Hartlepool Holocaust Memorial Group

HMD 2016: Hartlepool Holocaust Memorial Group

Holocaust Memorial Group Hartlepool was founded in 2014 and is supported by Hartlepool Borough Council Youth Services. HMG Hartlepool is made up of twelve young people aged 13-19 who work hard all year round to educate themselves and raise awareness amongst their peers about the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.

Education Consultative group

The Education Consultative Group meets once or twice a year to advise Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) on its resources for schools and educators. It is chaired by HMDT’s Education Officer.

Martha Blend

Martha Blend

Nine year old Martha Blend excaped from Austria on the Kindertransport in 1938, leaving her parents behind. Here she describes her life in Austria, the journey to the UK, and the fate of her family left behind.

Vera Schaufeld MBE

Vera Schaufeld MBE

Vera Schaufeld MBE, formerly Vera Lowyova, was saved by a man who refused to stand by, Sir Nicholas Winton. She was born in Prague in 1930. In May 1939, following the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia, Vera was told that she must move to England on her own. She was only nine years old.