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In the glossary you will find explanations on Nazi vocabulary, general subject-specific terms as well as ITS-specific terminology.

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Index of abbreviations

The numerous abbreviations on the different administrational documents make an understanding of the documents in many cases difficult. For this reason the ITS has put together a detailed index of abbreviation.

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USHMM Glossary

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) collects and regularly updates a glossary containing Nazi vocabulary as well as ITS specific terms and their English translation. This is helpful as a working tool primarily for international users of the archives.

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FAQ Personal Effects

Here you will find answers to frequently asked question about the personal effects kept in the archives of the ITS.

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