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Glossary

  • Historical Section

    The primary tasks of the former "Historical Section" within the ITS were to work with the catalog of camps and prisons and evaluate the so-called general documents.

  • Hollerith Card

    Special punch cards produced in the early post-war era for children who had been reported missing or were found parentless.

  • Humanitarian Requests

    Humanitarian Requests is an ITS expression for inquiries by survivors or family members of victims in order to receive information from the documents, to clarify the fate of persecutees or to reunite families.