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

Photographs supplied by Heather Stevens

The monument 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 Two, 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
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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