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Jewish Holocaust Memorial : 26-May-2013
Jewish Holocaust Memorial : 26-May-2013

Memorial commemorates the victims of the Nazi Holocaust of World War Two.

The Holocaust was the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II, a programme of systematic state-sponsored extermination by Nazi Germany. Two-thirds of the population of nine million Jews who had resided in Europe before the Holocaust were killed.

Location

Address:Necropolis Drive, Rookwood Necropolis, Rookwood, 2141
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.869767
Long: 151.052013
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Genocide
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Monument Designer:Harry Seidler

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:Circa 1970
Front Inscription

IN MEMORY OF SIX MILLION JEWS KILLED BY THE NAZIS DURING THE WAR 1939-1945

MAY THE WORLD NEVER AGAIN WITNESS SUCH INHUMANITY OF MAN AGAINST MAN

(inscription also in Hebrew)

 

Source: MA
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