The official launch of “WARLUX”

Soldiers and their communities in WWII: The impact and legacy of war experiences in Luxembourg

More than 10,000 Luxembourgish soldiers and recruits and an unknown number of Luxembourgish men and women wore German uniforms during WWII in armed forces and civil organizations, such as the Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS, armed police forces and the Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD). Who were these people? What was the reason for their commitment to the occupation forces? How did their families cope with the situation? Continue reading The official launch of “WARLUX”

DigiWarHist – Digital War History

This blog follows the research project “WARLUX” – on biographies and war experiences of Luxembourg (forced) recruited soldiers in the German Wehrmacht during the Second World War – and also sheds light on the latest developments in digital history on topics of war and military history.

This blog is written by Dr Nina Janz, Postdoctoral Researcher in the “WARLUX” project at the Luxembourg Center for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg.