and also…

Researchers who participated in the research in Vladimir prison 1990

  • Vadim Bakatin, the then-Chairman of the KGB, Vadim Bakatin, was a strong supporter of the project.
  • Vladimir Berzon and his daughter Masha, an invaluable translators, and wonderful helpers to Guy von Dardel
  • Dr. Vadim Birstein, Russian, member of Memorial Society, living now in USA.
  • Rolf BjörnerstedtSwedish, former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, was responsible for organising the first Vladimir prisoner card database, which was a major contribution.
  • Dr. Mikhail ChlenovRussian, director of VAAD, an organization of Soviet Jews
  • Professor Irving CotlerCanadian, Professor of International Law at McGill University, 2004 Minister of Justice in Canada.
  • Professor Guy von Dardel, Swedish, organizer in the research in Vladimir Prison and maternal brother of Raoul Wallenberg.
  • Alexei KartsevRussian, journalist and reporter for Komsomol′ skaya Pravda; author of first newspaper article about Raoul Wallenberg in the Soviet press in 1988
  • Sergei Kovalyov, russian researcher
  • Gennadi Kusovin, russian researcher
  • Dr. Kronid Lyubarski Russian, former Political Prisoner in Soviet labor camps and in Vladimir, and editor living in Munich, Germany
  • Professor Marvin W. Makinen, was himself  imprisoned in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. He sat for a year in the prison of Vladimir. He has written together with Ari Kaplan a report on the analysis on register’s prisoners card.
  • Theodore Nemec,in Stockhom, of Czech origin but fluent in Russian, deciphered and translated to English some 2000 cards
  • Alexander Rodnyansky, Film director and producer; directed first Soviet documentary film about Raoul Wallenberg, released in late 1990
  • Arsenii Roginski Russian, Senior Researcher, Memorial Society, and former political prisoner in Soviet labor camps. Now Director and Deputy of Memorial
  • the staff of the Vladimir prison archive

And also private initiatives who tried as much they could to bring Raoul Wallenberg home:

  • Birgitta Bellander, who organised a joint committee of the major Swedish RW movements
  • Lars Brink, working on the research project « The young Raoul Wallenberg », Licentiate of Philosophy, Writer, Major
  • Otto Danielsson, Chief Inspector of the Swedish Security Police who since 1951 until his death in 1982 provided invaluable assistance to Raoul Wallenberg’s family, Fredrik and Maj von Dardel, both in official and private capacity.
  • Charlie Fenyvesi
  • Rolf Karlbom: Rolf Karlbom always tried to find new ways to track down traces of RW and specialized in the analysis of witness testimonies
  • Eleonor Kius, former employee of the German Foreign Ministry who worked in the German resistance and who dedicated her life to support human rights causes, including that of Raoul Wallenberg. She is the author of a very interesting memoir,  shortly before her death. « Heureka: Auch eine Odyssee » (2007).
  • Gellert Kovacs, Historian who has written about « Raoul Wallenberg mellan met och verklighet »
  • Gunnar Loretzon,
  • Curt Nisser,
  • Carl Fredrik Palmstierna, together with Otto Danielsson handled many of the formal correspondence for Fredrik and Maj von Dardel, including the applications to the Wallenberg Stiftelse in the period from 1973 -1977.
  • Elisabeth von Seth, tried in various ways to find out information about Raoul Wallenberg behind the scenes.
  • Victoria Pope
  • Yngve Shartau,
  • Ander Örn,
  • Simon Wiesenthal

 

 

 

 

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