03 February 2012
Researching those “lost” during the Holocaust is very challenging. Fortunately, new resources continue to become available.
Though I am not of Jewish heritage, I can tell you that my visit to
, over 30 years ago, is still etched in my memory as if it was yesterday. Dachau
The Buchenwald Memorial Foundation has placed a list of 38,000 confirmed victims of the
Buchenwald concentration camp online at http://www.buchenwald.de/totenbuch. The website is in German.
There is also a link to a separate list of Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp victims at http://totenbuch.dora.de.
Editor’s NOTE: The source for this information was Nu? What's New? The E-zine of Jewish Genealogy From Avotaynu, with Gary Mokotoff as the editor. This particular news items was published in Volume 13, Number 1 | January 1, 2012. Past issues of Nu? What's New? are archived at http://www.avotaynu.com/nu.htm. When it becomes available, please read the mentioned issue for more details on accessing and exploring these databases.
As mentioned, I personally do not have any Jewish Ancestry and yet value this newsletter for its timely and valuable information.
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