Who died in the Holocaust? Recovering names from official records.

@article{Anders2003WhoDI,
  title={Who died in the Holocaust? Recovering names from official records.},
  author={Edward Anders and Juris Dubrovskis},
  journal={Holocaust and genocide studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={114-38}
}
The names of most Holocaust victims from Central and East Europe have remained unknown, but can be retrieved from official records, as illustrated here for the town of Liepāja, Latvia. Drawing on thirteen different sources, the authors have recovered the names and fates of about 7,000 of the 7,140 Jews once living there. The main source (5,700 names) is a census conducted during August 1941, the second month of the German occupation. Other sources are victims' lists compiled by Yad Vashem and… CONTINUE READING