“… this is hell; it’s going to be purgatory, hell. I’m dead, but when did I die?”

Rinaldo Rinaldi, Italy, interview 1998

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Photo: SHGL, Iris Groschek, 2021

Welcome to our new volunteer

I grew up in rural England, surrounded by cows before leaving home to study for my Bachelors degree in theology at the University of Nottingham. After three years I then moved to Belgium to complete…

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We have received the sad news that Melitta Stein has passed away

Constant hunger and the struggle for survival wore down the health of the family members. The father died. In July 1944, the women were taken to the Dessauer Ufer subcamp of Neuengamme concentration…

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Valuable historical photos for research

The Hamburg Memorials and Learning Places Foundation has received more than 150 historical photos. They show members of the Polizei-Schützen-Regiment 31, a unit formed in Hamburg in April 1943. The…

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Talk with Contemporary Witness Marione Ingram

Marione, born in 1935, grew up in Hamburg as the child of a Jewish mother and a non-Jewish father. Classified as "half-Jewish" by the National Socialists, she was not allowed to attend school. She had…

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#StolenMemory - Touring exhibition at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial Site

#StolenMemory is part of a campaign launched in 2016 by the Arolsen Archives to find relatives of former concentration camp prisoners in order to return these personal items to their families.…

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