Re: Official records from nazi era may still contain illegal entries #general


tom
 

Yes, but, if i understood correctly it is the law in germany, after
the war, that such "additions" be removed. Whether that is done with
a stroke of the pen and an explanatory note, or with a pair of
scissors, it is the policy of the postwar german government to
dissociate itself >from such artifacts of nazi persecution.
Obviously, a registrar issuing a birth certificate 65 years later
should be expected to comply with that law.

Our interest in researching our families should not take precedence
over the sensitivities of people alive today.


....... tom klein, toronto


Sally Bruckheimer <sallybruc@yahoo.com> wrote:
You are asking the office to take primary source documents and discard them,
in favor of eliminating what you find offensive in history?
snip....

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