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Missie tot Opsporing van vermiste personen tijdens de bezettingstijd (getuigenverklaringen) (Fond 244)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2015.12 | RG Number: RG-41.014

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    This collection contains documents relating the post-war Dutch mission to identify missing persons during the German occupation (witness statements). Including are records on deportation of Jews during the so-called Cosel transports (today: Koźle (Poland) into forced labor camps of Blechhammer (Auschwitz IV), Bobrek, Neukirch, Seibersdorf, Schoppinitz (Szopienice, Katowice district, Poland), Ottmuth, Niederkirch, Gross-Sarne, Laurahütte, Malapane, Tränke, Bunzlau, Anhalt, Fürstengrube, Gräditz, Langenbielau, Freiburg and Gleiwitz. The archive contains 154 statements from men who were deported from Westerbork to Cosel and five testimonies of men who had been deported from France and Belgium. There are six statements from men who are not listed the place and date of their transport to Cosel.
    Alternate Title
    Mission to identify missing people during the German occupation (witness statements)
    inclusive:  1937-1951
    Gruner, Wolf. Jewish Forced Labor under the Nazis. Economic Needs and Racial Aims, 1938-1944. New York : Cambridge University Press : Published in association with the United States Memorial Museum, 2006.

    Physical Details

    1,733 digital images : JPEG ; 1.29 GB .
    14 digital files : PDF ; 670 MB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in two series: 1.Transport lists. 2. Testimonies of relatives or former prisoners (Alphabetically arranged by location from where the missing person is deported, arrested, detained or of which has been given the last sign of life. Then, if possible, alphabetically by last name of the missing person.)

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    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Museum staff and researchers are required to complete a User Declaration in order to gain access to the collection.
    Conditions on Use
    Fair use only. Copies of records will not be made available for any further publication to third parties without the written consent of the Institute.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie, NIOD, (Netherlands Institute for War Documentation), Fond 244. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the digitized collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in Jan. 2015.
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