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Historical Commissions
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At the end of the Second War World and in the immediate postwar period, Holocaust survivors in many European countries came together with the goal of documenting and investigating the Holocaust. The initiators and members of these historical commissions – trained historians as well as laypersons – were the first to r…

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Jockusch, Laura, “Historical Commissions”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0318>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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