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10/12/2018 | News The 200th Return: Daughter Receives Jewelry

Wanda Jaroszyńska remembers her mother Wiesława Brzyś as a stylish woman who attached importance to looking elegant. Wiesława rarely talked about her time in various concentration camps. Now Wanda has received the personal belongings the Nazis took from her mother in the concentration camp: pieces of jewelry such as a...

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10/10/2018 | News Project Office opened in Göttingen

Starting in September, eight student assistants on the Georg-August-University campus Göttingen will be helping us answer the increasing number of inquiries. They have received training for this work in Bad Arolsen. The cooperation will also contribute to improving the university network.

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10/05/2018 | Press Releases International Conference at ITS

Bad Arolsen, October 4, 2018: In the international research on the crimes committed by the Nazis, there is one topic on which little light has been shed to date: the tracing and documentation of victims of Nazi persecution. To discuss this gap, the International Tracing Service (ITS) is hosting a conference entitled...

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09/30/2018 | Events Apply now for the ITS conference

The International Tracing Service (ITS) welcomes you to take part in the international conference “Tracing and Documenting Victims of Nazi Persecution: History of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Context” from 8-9 October 2018 in Bad Arolsen (Germany).

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09/25/2018 | News News, Decades Later

All of the family’s inquiries about the whereabouts of Miquel Obradors Mas during World War II had come to naught. In the summer of 2018, however, the ITS succeeded in turning his personal belongings over to his three granddaughters.

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09/20/2018 | News The Exhibition #StolenMemory in Innsbruck

The International Tracing Service (ITS) has already returned some 200 personal belongings of concentration camp inmates to the families of their onetime owners. The organization is still looking for the relatives of nearly 3,000 victims of Nazi persecution. The exhibition #StolenMemory informs viewers about this ITS...

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09/19/2018 | News Knowledge for the Future

The history of the Holocaust is the focus of a new exhibition and a learning center that both opened at the University of Huddersfield on September 17, 2018. The two offers came about through efforts of the HSFA (Holocaust Survivors Friendship Association) in cooperation with the northern English university. The...

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09/14/2018 | News A Buttress for Europe-Wide Holocaust Research

The International Tracing Service (ITS) welcomes the safeguarding and funding of the European Holocaust research project EHRI. As announced in Vienna on September 11, 2018, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) has put the project on its roadmap.

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09/07/2018 | News A transport to Auschwitz is not a place where life begins …

Luise Brand was twenty-seven years old when she was deported to the Buchenwald concentration camp from Poland on August 4, 1944 – and in her sixth month of pregnancy. Three weeks later she was declared “unfit for work” and her name was entered on a list for transport to Auschwitz.

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09/05/2018 | News Call for Application: Winter School 2019

Applications for the International Winter School for Educators “Nazi Forced Labour – History and Aftermath” organized by the International Tracing Service (ITS) and the Nazi Forced Labour Documentation Centre Berlin-Schöneweide should be received by 20th September 2018. The English-language seminar will be held in...

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