International Tracing Service: a potted history in pictures
28-11-2012 Photo gallery
War leaves more than physical wounds – tens of millions who survived the Second World War were left wondering what had happened to their loved ones. The International Tracing Service in Bad Arolsen, Germany, “serves victims of Nazi persecutions and their families by documenting their fate through the archives it manages.” After administering the ITS for 50 years, the ICRC is withdrawing from its management role. Time to take stock.