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In pictures: Holocaust Museum

Israeli soldiers walk outside a new wing of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

Israel's new Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem recalls the six million Jews killed by the Nazis.

Hall of Names featuring hundreds of photographs

Individuals' stories are highlighted in the Hall of Names, which contains 600 photos and millions of pages of testimonials.

A worker puts together an exhibit of photographs of Jews in Nazi concentration camps in the new museum

The museum has tried to re-connect the story of industrial slaughter to that of individuals' lives and deaths.

Israeli soldiers gather in the Hall of Remembrance

Only the top of the building is exposed, while most of the rest of the building is embedded in the Mount of Remembrance.

A visitor enters an exhibition hall displaying photographs and paintings at the museum

The museum is four times the size of the one it replaces and tells the stories of the victims in text and photographs.

A man walks through a hall inside the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

Artefacts from the time recreate the life and death of Europe's Jews.

Outside view of the Yad Vashem Museum

Visitors must travel through the darkness of the Holocaust's history before they can see the light at the end of the tour.




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