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Overview and help

There are multiple methods available for searching and browsing the testimonies in this site, aimed at enabling all users to find relevant materials, regardless of existing knowledge about the history or this collection.

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Searching and Browsing

Use the search box on the top-right of every page to conduct a general search query. This will run a full-text search of all testimonies, rather than searching for assigned keywords.

To find specific German-language words and phrases contained within the testimonies, please visit the Glossary. To search using assigned keywords, such as place names and types of mistreatment, please use the Special Subject Terms area.

Single-Word Search

To conduct a single word search, simply type your desired search term into the Search Box.

A search for report will find all testimonies containing the word "report".

Multi-Word Search

To conduct a multi-word search, simply surround your desired search phrase with double quotes.

A search for "authentic report" will find all testimonies with the phrase "authentic report".

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