DoDEA joins the world in honoring the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust—as well as the millions of non-Jewish victims of Nazi persecution. Holocaust Days of Remembrance week which will be observed from April 19 – 26, 2020. Holocaust Remembrance Day is Tuesday, 21, 2020. This is observed each year during the week of Remembrance that runs from the Sunday before Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) through the following Sunday.
This year’s theme is based on the series of posters commemorating the 75th Anniversary of World War II. The commemoration poster highlights the significant contributions of special observance groups towards achieving total victory in this watershed event The Days of Remembrance poster is designed to reflect on the somber remembrance of the atrocities of World War II. Additionally, it reflects upon the liberation that victory brought to many repressed people.
The poster is divided into two segments. The top the poster has a dark, black-colored, aged background. Superimposed on the top of the poster is a large “V” for victory. The left arm of the “V” consists of a distressed portion of a vertically hanging American flag with the canton in the upper right. The right arm of the “V” consists of a distressed segment of a concentration or work camp prisoner’s uniform of vertical blue and white alternating stripes with a prisoner’s identification number.