Blog/News

LETTERS AS SOURCES? BETWEEN FRONTLINE AND PENCIL – PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF LUXEMBOURGERS DURING WWII IN NAZI LABOUR AND ARMED SERVICES

The current project WARLUX aims to study the biographies of young Luxembourgers, born between 1920 and 1927, who were drafted by the German Nazi authorities for Labour Service (Reichsarbeitsdienst) and the German Army (Wehrmacht). The conscription of young Luxembourgers is mostly displayed in documents, starting from police, enrolment registration records by regional authorities, lists of … Continue reading LETTERS AS SOURCES? BETWEEN FRONTLINE AND PENCIL – PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF LUXEMBOURGERS DURING WWII IN NAZI LABOUR AND ARMED SERVICES

Tales of Crime and Murder. Court cases in the archival collection of the National Archives in Luxembourg

The documents from the Luxembourgish justice authorities, especially from the “cour d’assise”, tell stories about blood and thunder, murder and thieves, but also reveal stories about people, their personal histories, and their struggles in everyday life.  One night in 1906 in the Grund of Luxembourg City, under the curved Bridge Adolphe, strollers made a terrible … Continue reading Tales of Crime and Murder. Court cases in the archival collection of the National Archives in Luxembourg


Archive C2DH Cemetery Deutsch-Russische Friedensarbeit Dissertation History of Justice Jugendarbeit Leningrad Luxembourg Research Rschew Russia Russland Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V. WWII