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07/06/2015 Uprooted in their own country

They had lost their families and all their possessions, yet they still felt as Germans, even after 1945: The new volume of “Findings” a series of publications from the International Tracing Service (ITS), documents the futile efforts of German Sinti and Roma to find recognition as victims of Nazi persecution.

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07/02/2015 ITS acquires an important collection of journals and papers

Beginning in 1945, a number of newspapers and journals appeared from former concentration camp inmates, who were - or still are - organized into survivors’ associations and camp committees. Often these publications dealt with the question of compensation, of practice-oriented help for the survivors of Nazi persecution,...

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04/02/2015 Professor Rebecca Boehling has announced that she will be returning to the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

The Director of the International Tracing Service (ITS) Professor Rebecca Boehling, has announced that she will be returning in January 2016 to her post as Professor of History and Affiliate Professor of Judaic Studies and Gender and Women Studies at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She has been on...

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09/11/2014 “Where should We have gone after the liberation?”

Only few Germans have to this very day been aware of how Nazi persecutees, forced laborers and former concentration camp inmates continued their lives in transit camps after 1945. With the exhibit “Where should We have gone after the liberation?” the International Tracing Service (ITS) shows in Frankfurt am Main for...

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08/21/2014 Post-War Lives after Volkswagen

The ways of life of Jewish survivors after the liberation are documented in a new publication of the series “Forschung Positionen Dokumente” (Research Positions Documents) relating to the history of the Volkswagen Corporation. The volume of essays and documents named “Nachkriegswege nach Volkswagen. Jüdische...

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