Some articles on church, church search service:
... pressure on the Statistisches Bundesamt to push the figures upward to agree to the unreliable Church Service figure of 2.3 million dead and missing. 1958 in order to agree with the previous findings of the Schieder commission and the Church Search Service ... by the expulsions is 16.5 million which is higher than the Church Search Service figure of 16.2 million persons ...
... The German Church Search Service working with the German Red Cross attempted to trace and identify those who perished in the expulsions ... The investigation of the Church Search Service was only partially successful, by 1965 they were able to confirm about 500,000 deaths but could not clarify the fates of 1.9 ... The findings of the Church Search Service were not published until 1987 ...
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“Let not the tie be mercenary, though the service is measured in money. Make yourself necessary to somebody. Do not make life hard to any.”
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