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Race against the clock for Germany’s top Nazi hunter

Independent online (SA) 27 Jan 2023
So, perhaps this was not the final word after all”, he said.Archive cabinets containing documents from Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen and other Nazi concentration camps are pictured at Germany’s main agency responsible for the investigation of war crimes during Nazi rule at the Central ...
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Holocaust ‘Book of Names’ to be inaugurated at the UN underscores the individual identities of ...

Jewish Herald Voice 27 Jan 2023
The special team that finds the names and archives them in Yad Vashem’s names database is challenged by the fact that the Nazis either tried to eliminate traces of their crimes against humanity by destroying records, or never registered Jews’ names in the first place — especially in Eastern Europe.
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Lessons on antisemitism, anti-Zionism, the Holocaust at Theresienstadt

The Jerusalem Post 27 Jan 2023
The Theresienstadt concentration camp was designed by the Nazis to be a model of Jewish resettlement ... “‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ is one of the most cynical Nazi atrocities ... She cited the slogan of the Aronson archives at the International Center for Nazi Persecution.
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World War II-era map sparks hunt for Nazi treasure in tiny Dutch village

Fox31 Denver 24 Jan 2023
Detail of the map showing where the Nazi loot was reportedly buried in Ommeren, near Arnhem, is seen at the National Archive of the Netherlands in The Hague, Monday, Jan ... (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)Annet Waalkens, researcher at the National Archive of the Netherlands, displays the map ...
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World War II-era map sparks treasure hunt in Dutch village

Beatrice Daily Sun 24 Jan 2023
Detail of the map showing a cross-section of the road where the Nazi loot was reportedly buried in Ommeren, near Arnhem, at the National Archive of the Netherlands in The Hague, Monday, Jan ... The map showing where the Nazi loot was reportedly buried in Ommeren, near Arnhem, is seen at the National Archive of the Netherlands in The Hague, Monday, Jan.
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WWII-era Map Sparks Treasure Hunt for Nazi Loot in Dutch Village

NBC Bay Area 24 Jan 2023
The treasure hunt began this year when the Dutch National Archive published — as it does every January — thousands of documents for historians to pore over ... National Archive of the NetherlandsA zoomed-in look of the map showing where the Nazi loot was reportedly buried in Ommeren ... “We advise against going to look for the Nazi treasure.”.
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TAU’s Wiener Library exhibits 'Jews Out' Nazi board game

The Jerusalem Post 24 Jan 2023
The game should be seen in the overall context of study materials in Nazi schools and preschools."Prof ... The Nazi ... TAU received the game in the 1970s together with the entire Wiener archive from London, containing tens of thousands of documents from the Nazi period.
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Holocaust ‘Book of Names’ to be inaugurated at the UN

The Jerusalem Post 24 Jan 2023
The special team that finds the names and archives them in Yad Vashem’s names database is challenged by the fact that the Nazis either tried to eliminate traces of their crimes against humanity by destroying records or never registered Jews’ names in the first place — especially in Eastern Europe.
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Netherlands Treasure Hunt

The Pantagraph 24 Jan 2023
The map showing where the Nazi loot was reportedly buried in Ommeren, near Arnhem, is seen at the National Archive of the Netherlands in The Hague, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. A hand-drawn map with a red letter X purportedly showing ... .
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Nazi treasure hunt turns quiet Dutch village inside out

NewstalkZB 16 Jan 2023
Documents published online by the Dutch National Archive have unwittingly led to a gold rush in a once quiet corner of the Netherlands ... State archive documents fall into the public domain after a 75-year confidentiality period ... Among the papers released by the archive are accounts of the post-war Dutch government trying to look for the Nazi loot.
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Hunt for Hitler's gold: From SS brothel to 'booby-trapped' train... interactive map reveals the locations ...

The Daily Mail 15 Jan 2023
At the start of this year, the Nazi treasure sleuths leaped into action once again when the national archives of the Netherlands released a trove of documents that included a map showing where German troops allegedly buried loot in 1944 ... At the start of this year, the Nazi ...
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Old Nazi map sparks treasure hunt in the Netherlands

Gulf News 13 Jan 2023
... by the Dutch National Archive on Tuesday. The archive said the map was believed to indicate where Nazi soldiers had hidden four large boxes filled with diamonds, rubies, gold, silver and all sorts of jewellery which they had looted after an explosion at a bank in August 1944.
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Declassified map sparks treasure hunt for riches looted by Nazi troops

Sandhills Express 11 Jan 2023
Officials in the European country have published an old map, believed to reveal where soldiers invading from Nazi Germany hid millions of dollars in riches that they’d looted during World War II ... Nazi diary may reveal location of World War II treasure worth billions.
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How a U.S. Senator from Minnesota became a key player in a Nazi plot

MinnPost 11 Jan 2023
31, 1940, he likely knew the Justice Department was investigating his part in a Nazi-driven plot to overthrow the U.S ... Eric Ostermeier, curator of the Minnesota Historical Election Archives, said Lundeen would have given that pro-Nazi Labor Day speech found among the wreckage of the plane crash “with a lot of flair and what not.”.
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Town with secret Nazi gold begs treasure hunters to stop looking

The Jerusalem Post 10 Jan 2023
Locals of a town in the Netherlands are agitated after a map designed to reveal the location of treasures hidden by the Nazis during World War II has been made public for the first time.  ... It marks the spot where Nazis buried a small fortune of looted treasure as they retreated from the Netherlands in 1945.
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