March 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews from the death camps during World War II. The National History Museum dedicates its virtual exhibition to these events, with the objects from the museum's permanent exhibition as its highlight.

In it, visitors can see several very interesting objects related to the historical facts of 1943. Among them are the typewriter and the "Stara Planina" order, XNUMXst degree, with which Dimitar Peshev was awarded posthumously. Plaques are also of great interest. Besides the plaque of the Council of Europe, which is individual / for Dimitar Peshev/, there is also a plaque presented to Bulgaria by the Jews in the USA. Not to be missed is the memorial sign, a gift to Bulgarian President Zhelio Zhelev from the appreciative Jewish community in Washington.

In addition to the objects in this showcase, the NIM has in its funds a series of photographs and documents concerning the situation of the Jewish community in Bulgaria. They are from the late 30s and early 40s and show not only the life of the Jews interned in labor camps, but also testify to the reactions of the Bulgarian society against the policy conducted against them.

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