The International Bulletin

This bulletin is an initiative of the Organization Herkenning, a self-help group of children of Dutch collaborators. It is a bi-annual bulletin that appeared for the first time in the autumn of 1995.
The target group was first of all the children of Nazis and collaborators. Some of them were members of ‘mixed’ groups (TRT, One by One, Austrian Encounter, KOMBI), in which children of the victims meet children of the perpetrators. Of course reports about activities of these groups were published in the bulletin as well.

Gradually the focus was also on other groups:

  • Children in Norway, Denmark and the Netherlands with a (sometimes) unknown German father;
  • Children of the Lebensbornprogramme;
  • Children with a Russian (or American, Canadian) father; in Holland they have their own organization “Children of the Liberators’;
  • Children with a Japanese father;
  • Finnish children who were evacuated to Sweden and Denmark;
  • British children who were evacuated to the countryside or to the U.S.A;
  • German children of war who founded their own organization ‘Kriegskind’.

Recently contacts were made with the German organization of Lebensbornchildren and organizations of American descendants (children of the Liberators) in Belgium and France.

The bulletin is meant as a meeting place for all those who are involved in studying the problems of children of war and organizing help for them. The readers exchange their experiences, give each other feedback and support and learn from each other’s activities.
The bulletin is written in English. It contains personal stories, reports about group meetings, announcements for seminars and workshops and reports about them, book reviews and websites.

International Bulletin archive:

Internationale Bulletins

JaarUitgegeven Bulletins
2024Spring 2024
2023Spring 2023Autumn 2023
2022Spring 2022Autumn 2022
2021Special 25 yearsSpring 2021Autumn 2021
2020Spring 2020Autumn 2020
2019Spring 2019Autumn 2019
2018Spring 2018Autumn 2018
2017Autumn 2017
2016Spring 2016Autumn 2016
2015Spring 2015 Autumn 2015
2014Spring 2014Autumn 2014
2013Spring 2013Autumn 2013
2012Spring 2012Autumn 2012
2011Spring 2011Autumn 2011
2010Spring 2010Autumn 2010
2009Spring 2009Autumn 2009
2008Spring 2008Autumn 2008
2007Spring 2007Autumn 2007
2006Spring 2006Autumn 2006
2005Spring 2005Autumn 2005
2004Spring 2004Autumn 2004
2003Spring 2003Autumn 2003
2002Spring 2002Autumn 2002
2001Spring 2001Autumn 2001
2000Spring 2000Autumn 2000
1999Spring 1999Autumn 1999
1998Spring 1998Autumn 1998
1997Spring 1997Autumn 1997
1996Spring 1996Autumn 1996
1995Autumn 1995

If you are interested in receiving the International Bulletin, or has any questions left then please contact:

Stichting Werkgroep Herkenning

Rijksstraatweg 193
1115 AR Duivendrecht
Nederland ( NL )

Mobiel: +31 (0)6 330 57 003