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11/02/2009 Exhibition on Displaced Persons in Korbach and Kassel

An exhibition on view until 1 December 2009 at the International Tracing Service(ITS) in Bad Arolsen chronicles the history of two displaced persons (DP) camps in Korbach and Kassel-Hasenhecke. Under the title “Survived, Liberated, Homeless – Displaced Persons in our Region,” school children at Christian Rauch...

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10/14/2009 Belgium Receives Digital Copies of ITS Documents

Yesterday, the National Archives of Belgium (Archives Générales du Royaume) in Brussels received data copies from the archives of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. Following Israel, the US, Poland and Luxembourg, Belgium is now also making use of the extensive documentary holdings on Nazi...

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08/10/2009 ITS supports “Youth for Dora” project “Survivors prospect the future”

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has assumed the role as a cooperative partner for the project “Survivors prospect the future” initiated by the “Youth for Dora” (Jugend für Dora) association. The project’s objective is to facilitate the involvement of the survivors of Nazi persecution in the...

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07/28/2009 Federal Minister Zypries Impressed by Change

During her two-hour visit to Bad Arolsen today, German Federal Minister of Justice Brigitte Zypries gained an overview of the latest developments at the International Tracing Service (ITS). Research possibilities and the digitisation of the documents were the primary focus of her interest. “By opening up its archives,...

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07/20/2009 Israel’s Deputy Ambassador visits ITS

During his three-hour visit today to the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen, the deputy ambassador of the State of Israel in Germany, Ilan Mor, gained an impression of the work of ITS and the archive’s inventory. “I never could have forgiven myself if I hadn’t have stopped by in Bad Arolsen once again...

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