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21. berlinHistory.app  
berlinHistory.app To walk through Berlin is to walk on historical ground. Few other places in the world hide so many distinct layers of history beneath the surface. Many traces of the past have…  
22. Return and Emigration  
Very few Jews survived the persecution. Some returned from the camps; others had survived in hiding or under an assumed identity, or had managed to leave the country in time. Most of them had lost…  
23. Survivors Help Their Helpers  
Very few people who helped Jews were acknowledged for their actions directly after the war. Many did not speak about what they had done because they considered it a matter of course. Others were…  
24. Searching for Survivors  
After the war ended, there was a search for survivors all over the world. One important point of contact were the offices of the tracing services and aid agencies that assisted in reunifying…  
25. Saved  
As Allied troops advanced, German-occupied areas were gradually liberated. The Allies also liberated the Jews who survived in German camps and prisons. Jews living underground or in hiding could…  
26. Identities  
Jews who went underground had to spend years pretending to be someone else. Relieved when they could finally reassume their true identity, they were then faced with the challenge of starting a new…  
27. Forged ID Documents  
Identity papers were absolutely indispensable for someone fleeing or living under an assumed name. In order to feign a credible identity, various documents such as ID cards, passports, baptismal…  
28. Armed Resistance  
Uprising in the Ghetto After the first mass deportations from the Warsaw Ghetto in the summer of 1942, several Jewish resistance groups started planning an armed struggle against the liquidation of…  
29. Self-Help  
Despite the mortal danger, there were Jews who resisted. They saved themselves from murder in ghettos and extermination camps, hid others in danger, or helped them flee abroad. They sought…  
30. Networks  
Most rescue attempts involved many helpers. At first it was often individuals who helped Jews in an urgent threatening situation, who then in turn sought support from their environment. Sometimes…  
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