Holocaust Museum and Ancestry join records and technology to form an unprecedented online database

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has joined Ancestry. com, the online family history resource, to help people research the lives of Holocaust victims and survivors.

The museum and Ancestry announced Tuesday that the museum will provide its millions of records from the World War II murders of Jewish citizens and other people to the public through a specially designed software program of Ancestry.

The World Memory Project, the new partnership, will eventually be the home for the largest online resource of individual information about the Nazi persecution. This will make the museum’s records available online for the first time.

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