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Help us to digitize the names on concentration camp documents and thus make them findable in our online archive! We need support to keep the memory of the victims of National Socialism alive!


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UNESCO World Documentary Heritage

The German town of Bad Arolsen is home to the world’s largest archive on the victims and survivors of the Nazi regime: despite belonging to UNESCO’s Memory of the World, it is still not well known. Our history timeline has further interesting information.

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You can search for the names of victims of Nazi persecution in our portal. However, please remember that this is not a full search, because many of the documents held in the Arolsen Archives are not yet accessible in the online archive.

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Are you looking for information on the fates of victims of Nazi persecution? Please fill in the form provided. We will check whether the Arolsen Archives hold relevant documents. If so, we will send you digital copies.

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