Young displaced Iraqis wait for food distribution at a camp on the outskirts of Erbil. — Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

The distinctive blue-and-white stripes of many concentration camp uniforms make them instantly recognizable. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum collection

Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh after crossing the Burmese border in September 2017. They walked for days to escape the violence that destroyed their families and homes. —Photo by Greg Constantine

An American soldier replaces a street sign in Germany at the end of World War II. —Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland

Rohingya who fled violent attacks by the military in Burma wait for medical assistance and humanitarian relief in southern Bangladesh in September 2017. —Photo courtesy Greg Constantine

Survivors look on as a group of American soldiers and members of the press inspect a barracks in Dachau. — Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD

Detail of the Block of Women memorial to the 1943 protest outside the Jewish community building on the Rosenstrasse in Berlin. Non-Jewish women were calling for the release of their Jewish husbands who were being held there. —Sculpture by Ingeborg Hunzinger. Photo by Avishai Teicher

Jewish children in a clandestine school, located in a stable, in the Kovno ghetto, circa 1941–1942. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Eliezer Zilberis

SS guards walk along the arrival ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Yad Vashem

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