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11/05/2018 | News Sentenced to death

It was a strange heirloom that the cousins Martijn and Robert de Jongste of Holland received at the end of October 2018: a stained brown envelope addressed to the administration of the Ebrach Prison. It had been sent by the Staatliche Luitpold-Krankenhaus—that is, a hospital—in Würzburg. According to a note on the...

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11/02/2018 | News job advertisement: Translator

To reinforce our PR team, we are looking for a Translator (m/f). English on the native-language level and German as first foreign language at the earliest possible date.

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10/24/2018 | News Giving History a Face

The history teacher Daniel Fröhlich actually just wanted to know something about his grandmother’s name. Then he learned from the ITS that his great-great-uncle and great-great-aunt had perished in concentration camps. And to his surprise, he received photos of his great-great-uncle’s last remaining possessions, which...

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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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