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06/02/2010 First Results regarding the debate on the future of the ITS

The International Commission for the International Tracing Service held its 72nd Annual Meeting in Washington on May 26 and 27, 2010. It took note with appreciation of the work of the International Tracing Service (ITS) over the past twelve months.

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05/18/2010 Exhibition about “Lebensborn”

Today the International Tracing Service (ITS) of Bad Arolsen opened the exhibition “The Lebensborn association”, which will run until the 2nd of July 2010. Consisting of 13 information panels, the exhibition was put together by the regional youth organisation Kreisjugendring Ebersberg and portrays the racist goals of...

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05/10/2010 ITS website in Russian

The website of the International Tracing Service (ITS) of Bad Arolsen is now also available in Russian. The new language version went online for the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the end of the war. “Many victims of Nazi persecution hail from Eastern Europe. We wanted to offer them better service while also...

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03/26/2010 Exhibition “Karl Plagge – A Righteous Among the Nations”

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has opened the exhibition “Karl Plagge (1897-1957) – A Righteous Among the Nations” which is on view at the ITS from 26 March to 7 May 2010.  The exhibition, developed by the Darmstadt History Workshop, remembers Wehrmacht Major Karl Plagge for his part in...

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02/13/2010 Effects Returned to 35 Families

Today the International Tracing Service (ITS) of Bad Arolsen was able to return effects to 35 Dutch families at the Amersfoort Memorial Site. Most of the personal belongings were wallets which had been taken away from their owners by the Nazis during deportation to the Neuengamme concentration camp. “We are really...

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