Anonymous child survivor of the Holocaust

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The International Tracing Service used photographs like this to trace lost children after the war.
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After the war, millions of people were displaced, including large numbers of children. This photograph shows an anonymous young boy found alone in Berlin after the war. The International Tracing Service (ITS) made huge efforts to find children lost or stolen during the Holocaust, and also to identify foundlings and reunite them with their families where possible.

To learn more about this unique archive and to submit a enquiry to our team of researchers please visit our dedicated page.

Find out more about early tracing efforts by visiting our online exhibition Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing After the Holocaust.

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