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HMD 2020

Stand together

Millions of people were murdered by the Nazis simply because of their identity. Scroll through the digital memorial wall below to see who took part in our #StandTogether project - for HMD 2020 - to remember those who were murdered.

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Millions of people were stripped of their humanity and murdered during the Holocaust and Nazi Persecution. Each person was unique, with their own interests, friends and family and must be remembered.

For HMD 2020 we asked people to #StandTogether with thousands of others in remembrance and share information about one of these individuals on their Facebook or Twitter account.

As many of the murdered were never identified, those whose names are unknown were also remembered as part of this project.

Find out more about the people that were remembered here.

Scroll through our memorial wall below to see the names of those who were remembered.

Life stories

For many of the people named in our project we do not have detailed information about their lives. In many cases the Nazis deliberately destroyed records and stripped people of their identity. Read and share these three life stories of individuals we know more about.

Louisa Gould Nazi Persecution

Louisa Gould

Louisa hid a Russian prisoner of war in her home on the island of Jersey. She was arrested and sent to a concentration camp where she ultimately paid with her life.

Philipp Manes The Holocaust

Philipp Manes

Philipp was a German Jewish businessman. In 1942 he was deported to Theresienstadt Ghetto. He was later put on the last transport to Auschwitz where he was most likely taken straight to the gas chambers.