One report tweets in regards to the St Louis, a boat taking Jews fleeing Nazi Germany that was turned from the United States
Twitter users have enlisted the social networking platform to help bring to light private narratives of the victims of the Nazi regime on Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Within the length of the day, the St Louis Manifest report told the stories of the passengers of the German transatlantic liner that has been turned from the United States in 1939. There were 937 folks onboard, nearly all were Jews fleeing from the Third Reich.
Following the boat was denied permission to dock in Florida and sent back across the Atlantic, 532 passengers were immobilized when Western Europe was seized by Germany. Just over half survived the Holocaust.
The report was set up by Jewish teacher and activist Russel Neiss.
Other moving posts on Twitter marking Holocaust Remembrance Day featured men, girls and kids who perished in Nazi death camps across Europe through the 2nd world war.
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, photographer Marina Maral recoloured a picture shot in Auschwitz of 14-year old Polish Catholic Czeslawa Kwoka. Czeslawa was killed in 1943.
Writer Leah Bobet used Twitter to tell the story of her grandfather, who survived a Nazi concentration camp.
Saint Louis Manifest was still tweeting as news of Donald Trumps executive order prohibiting Syrian refugees in the US issued.