Genocide is one of the most difficult topics to study and to teach about because it shows a brutal side of human nature that is often times very difficult to comprehend. Studying events like the holocaust are of the utmost importance because we must learn from these events. Select any survivors story here: ( at the National Holocaust Museum in Washington DC. Listen to their story and tell us what the survivor experienced in the death camps during the war. Connect their experience to the historical context offered in the textbook. What do we learn from hearing these personal stories? Why must they not be forgotten?