What was the daily experience of Jews hiding from the German machine of extermination and those who brought them help sometimes even risking their lives? The display juxtaposes these two distinct yet intertwined perspectives will be inaugurated in Szczecin on 25 November.
The travelling display showcases personal stories of Holocaust survivors and rescuers from twelve different countries set against a broader historical context.
The project is a joint initiative of the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Warsaw) and the Silent Heroes Memorial Centre (Berlin).
The display had its premiere in Brussels with the official opening in the European Commission headquarters on 27 January 2018 (International Holocaust Remembrance Day). Since then, the exhibition has visited eight European countries and Japan. Her international tour included Amsterdam, Bratislava, Vilnius, Budapest, Brno and Dresden as well as Wrocław, Markowa and Bełżec.
The presentation of the exhibition in Szczecin is co-funded by the European Union.