Arolsen Archives, formerly the International Tracing Service, collects and publishes records of victims and survivors of the Nazi regime and has the world’s largest archive on the victims and survivors of the Nazi regime with records for nearly 17.5 million people.


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You can send inquiries to the Arolsen Archives.


You can visit in person. “If you would like to visit the reading rooms of the Arolsen Archives to carry out research on site, you will need to register your visit in advance. Please use the online form or contact us by post (Arolsen Archives, Große Allee 5-9, 34454 Bad Arolsen) at least one week before the date of your visit. Because the number of seats in the reading rooms is limited, we advise you to register as early as possible.”




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