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Published: 01 October 2008
Earth Sciences History (2008) 27 (2): 242–265.
...R. Lee Hadden ABSTRACT A special collection of German, Polish, and Russian language books, maps and reports in the US Geological Survey Library has an interesting and unusual history. The so-called ‘Heringen Collection’ came from Nazi Germany. Many of these items were captured from libraries...
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Published: 01 April 2006
Earth Sciences History (2006) 25 (1): 117–139.
... World War II she worked again at the Berlin University. 16 Many of these lives and careers were interrupted and troubled by the Nazi Government subsequent to 1933, and later because of World War II and during the post-war years. Several of these women had to leave Germany either for political...
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Published: 01 April 2017
Earth Sciences History (2017) 36 (1): 108–141.
... © 2017 History of Earth Sciences Society 2017 History of Earth Sciences Society Geology in Nazi Germany ‘Aryan Science’ military geology economic geology racism Geology is a science and as such committed to critical thinking, objectiveness and honesty. Geology like any other...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2019
Earth Sciences History (2019) 38 (1): 94–123.
... followed. The former Reichsamt für Bodenforschung , i.e. the national geological survey of Germany, had been a particularly large administrative body due to centralizing efforts of the former Nazi regime. Its main office was in Berlin, Invalidenstraße 44, which now was in the Soviet Sector...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2020
American Mineralogist (2020) 105 (5): 778–779.
..., postdocs, and visiting scientists from 25 countries on 6 continents. How lucky is that! I also have more personal reasons to be grateful at this time when our government is so harsh to, and critical of, both immigrants and scientists. I, too, am an immigrant. My parents escaped Nazi Germany in 1937...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2024
Economic Geology (2024) 119 (1): 219–220.
... visas to enable their escape from Nazi Germany and occupied Central Europe in 1938–1941 and 1945–1946 before, during, and after WWII. As a result of his influence, Bolivia, to its great credit, was one of the few countries globally to accept Jewish refugees. Hochschild provided financial support...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2018
Geochemical Perspectives (2018) 7 (1): 4–6.
...) radioactivity with a chemistry section headed by Otto Hahn and a physics section headed by Lise Meitner and (2) organic chemistry with Kurt Hess as director. At long last, Lise Meitner, who had joined the institute in 1912 to work with Otto Hahn, had her own section. After the Nazis had come to power in 1933...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2015
Earth Sciences History (2015) 34 (2): 275–295.
... 1977 ). After the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany in 1938, speleology in the Third Reich was reorganized as part of the SS research community, Das Ahnenerbe . As a favorite project of Heinrich Himmler (1900–1945), German speleologists were well-appointed with an extensive research institute...
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Published: 01 April 2007
Mineralogical Magazine (2007) 71 (2): 241–242.
..., Bavaria, Germany. In 1929 he began his mineralogical studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and the Technische Universität in Munich, obtaining a Dr. Phil from the former in 1933, and Dr. Sc. Techn. from the latter in 1935. His mentors there were B. Gossner and H. Steinmetz. He spent a semester...
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Published: 01 February 2016
Clays and Clay Minerals (2016) 64 (1): 3–74.
... raging in the south. They involved primarily antifascists from various countries of Europe and America, who fought against the insurgent army of General Franco, heavily supported by Nazi Germany and fascist Italy. These amounted to tens of thousands. On the other hand, antifascists from Germany and Italy...
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Published: 01 April 2001
Earth Sciences History (2001) 20 (1): 14–43.
... in Nazi Germany. In 1933 a newly introduced law stated that the rate of women students should not be higher than 10%, but it was already abolished in 1935 because of the lack of students. Beginning in April 1933, many women scientists who had been hired at the universities were fired because of political...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1995
Earth Sciences History (1995) 14 (1): 103–133.
... the earth, creating catastrophies comparable to those now interpreted for the K/T boundary. The theory reached its most successful climax under the Nazis in Germany, when the Brownshirts, known as SA or Sturmabteilung, promoted it in line with ancient Nordic life and myth held dear in Nazi ideology...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 12 November 2021
Geophysics (2022) 87 (1): WA15–WA25.
.... This paper describes the geophysical field methodology, the procedures used to analyze the geophysical data, and it places the results in context with available archaeological and historical information. Prior to Nazi Germany’s invasion in June 1941, Soviet-occupied Lithuania was home to a Jewish...
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Published: 01 April 2000
Earth Sciences History (2000) 19 (1): 130–158.
... like Goethe and Mozart. In 1937 Max Planck gave lectures in many cities titled “Religion and Science,” even in Berlin, Germany, headquarters at the time of the Nazi “Thousand-Year Empire.” He noted that religion is the binding of man to God. It is based on the awe of the divine power, below which human...
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Published: 01 April 1997
Earth Sciences History (1997) 16 (1): 1–3.
... with keen interest and inner enthusiasm in complete freedom”: with this statement Schindewolf, as acting president of Tübingen University, addressed newly arriving freshman students. He stood for this conviction and acted correspondingly, thus risking his life during the Nazi terror in Germany, as mentioned...
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Published: 01 May 2003
American Mineralogist (2003) 88 (5-6): 938–939.
...Werner Schreyer The universities of Erlangen and Munich that I attended were slowly recovering from war and Nazi terror, and they were poor. Our education suffered from severe lack of instrumentation. So, I could study these mysterious cordierite-bearing gneisses, which I had collected...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (1): i–iv.
..., there are eight hills containing about 15% of the total rubble. Among them, Teufelsberg (Devil’s Mountain) is the highest at 115 m above the sea level with 55 m of relief and it contains 12 million m³ of rubble. It is situated in former West Berlin and covers the unfinished Nazi military-technical college...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1999
Earth Sciences History (1999) 18 (1): 4–50.
...Linda F. Dietz; William A. S. Sarjeant; Trent A. Mitchell Abstract After a long hiatus, work on fossil dinoflagellates was revived in Germany during the 1920s and 1930s by two geologists who were namesakes, but unrelated—Walter Wetzel (1887–1978) and Otto Wetzel (1891–1971). An account is presented...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1995
Earth Sciences History (1995) 14 (2): 172–201.
... never before been allowed to teach. 36 On Saturday, August 10, at a reception for one of the field parties in East Germany at the Bergakademie Freiberg (founded 1765), a young East German geologist (in his cups) dismissed the speaker, His Magnificence the Rector, with scorn. “He’s...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1986
Earth Sciences History (1986) 5 (2): 134–136.
... with the responsibility to build up a new department of geology which under his leadership became one of the strongest in Germany. He refused offers of professorships from several universities and remained in Heidelberg until he was ousted by the Nazi government in 1934. In his younger years he made important...