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05/04/2016 | Press Releases Love after the Liberation

She lives in Germany, he lives in Israel: the daughter and son of a Shoah survivor heard of each other for the first time through the ITS.

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05/02/2016 | News Inform and Commemorate

Even today, family members of victims of Nazi terror and war from the former Soviet Union are searching for the grave sites of loved ones, as well as for information about their fates. The Office for War Grave Tending and Commemoration Work of the Embassy of the Russian Federation works together with the International...

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04/26/2016 | News Improved Access to the ITS Memory of the World

The International Tracing Service (ITS) enables ever-improving access to the 85 percent of its documents on National Socialist crimes and their victims that has now been digitized. Within the scope of this most recent international workshop in March in Bad Arolsen “Improving Access to the ITS Archives,” staff from the...

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04/25/2016 | News A story of love

After Lilia Ivanova had long since given up expecting that she would ever learn the truth, she finally discovered who her father was. And, only a short time after that, she got to know her paternal relatives in France. It is stories such as these that show how much the crimes committed by the Nazis still have an effect...

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03/31/2016 | News Rudolf Sarközi: Child from Lackenbach

“I am one of the few Lackenbach children, who are still alive”, wrote Prof. Rudolf Sarközi in his preface for the first volume of the publication series “Findings 1 – Voices of survivors from the Lackenbach »Gypsy Camp«” of the International Tracing Service (ITS).

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03/23/2016 | News More Information – better orientation

In mid-March 2016 the International Tracing Service (ITS) launched a new website. With this the ITS, as an archive and documentation center on Nazi persecution and the liberated survivors, has simplified the accessibility of its information. The modernized online presence makes it easier for former victims of Nazi...

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03/04/2016 | News “An important educational center“

In mid-February 2016 the Hessian State Secretary Mark Weinmeister visited the International Tracing Service (ITS) on the invitation of the ITS Director Floriane Hohenberg. Together with Thomas Viesehon, member of the German Parliament, Armin Schwarz, member of the Hessian Parliament and Jürgen van der Horst, Mayor of...

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03/02/2016 | News “It silently directed my life”

Four students of the Hanzehoge School Groningen visited the International Tracing service (ITS) in November 2015 to obtain documents for their documentary ‘In stilte stuurde het mijn leven’ (It silently directed my life). Here they talk about their project.

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02/15/2016 | News Third volume in the ITS series “Findings”

In conjunction with the prosecution of the perpetrators, the compensation of the victims, and public commemoration, the circle of officially recognized victims of Nazi persecution has repeatedly been redefined and widened. The International Tracing Service (ITS) sheds light on various aspects of this process – as well...

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