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This website has been compiled with great care, it is possible that it contains inaccuracies. The stories on this website come from the letters of Hugo Wilmar and from the stories of people who knew him. The historical context in which this story took place comes from various sources, including researchers from the various national archives and photo historians. It is not our intention to present these texts as scientifically proven or substantiated information.

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Most descriptions accompanying photos, films and from the letters are included in their original condition. It concerns common language in the 1940s – 1960s. This language and views are dated by today's standards, and we certainly wouldn't write it that way today.  Descriptions are often as old as the archives themselves. We choose to keep these because they reflect the time in which they were made. At the same time, we are exploring the possibility of explaining language that was acceptable and common in the past and providing alternatives. If you nevertheless give offense to texts, images or language, please let us know so that we can take this into account.

Unless stated otherwise, all images used are from the family archive of Hugo Alexander Wilmar. For images from other collections, the foundation has tried to identify and inform all rightholders. If you nevertheless believe that any particular owner or copyright statement is incorrect or incomplete, you can always: contact Contact us.