Some of the documents in the archive (Photo: www.its-arolsen.org)

 

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Organizations posts photos and papers of Nazi victims online, which it hopes will help academic researchers, families of the victims, and students.

 

The International Tracing Service has posted photos and personal papers of Nazi victims online, along with other selected documents from its massive archive. The group deals with people who disappeared during Holocaust.

 

The organization published the first batch of some 50,000 documents on Wednesday, which makes for just a fragment of their collection encompassing 30 million items.

 

Items from the past

The group’s collection includes documents on Nazi death marches, forced labor and children lost during the war. ITS also holds around 3,300 personal items that Nazis had seized from concentration camp inmates.

 

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