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09/17/2012 Personal effects returned to 18 families

Over the past few days, the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has returned personal effects from Neuengamme concentration camp to 18 families from the Netherlands. These are wallets, photos, papers and letters that were taken away from the prisoners upon their arrival at the concentration camp. These...

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08/10/2012 “Life in transit - trauma and new beginnings” - An exhibition of the fate of Displaced Persons after 1945

A research project at the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen is providing access to as yet unexplored archival materials and is developing a travelling exhibition to be launched in 2014. The implementation of the exhibition project "Life in transit - trauma and new beginnings. Survivors of Nazi...

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07/26/2012 Interest in ITS documentation undiminished

Interest in the documentation of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen on persecution and forced labour under the Nazi regime has remained undiminished. In 2011, the ITS received a total of 12 941 requests for information (2010: 12 981, 2009: 11 768). Compared with the same period in 2011, the first...

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07/12/2012 New teaching resource on children and youth as victims of Nazi persecution

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has introduced a new teaching resource on the topic of children and youth persecuted by the Nazi regime. The teaching materials (available in German only) entitled "I am alone among strangers" contain biographies from different victim groups, among them...

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06/29/2012 | Press Releases Tracing Service launches first Yearbook entitled "Freilegungen - Auf den Spuren der Todesmärsche" (Uncovered – On the traces of the Death Marches)

Wallstein Publishing in Göttingen and the International Tracing Service (ITS) Bad Arolsen have launched the first scholarly ITS yearbook "Freilegungen - Auf den Spuren der Todesmärsche" (Uncovered – On the traces of the Death Marches). It examines the death marches from concentration camps at the end of the...

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