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Nick Terry
2004-2005 Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellow

"Einsatzgruppe B in Russia and Belorussia, 1941-1944"

Professional Background

Mr. Nick Terry received a B.A. with honors in history from the University of London. During his fellowship at the Museum he was a Ph.D. candidate in history and Tutor of modern European history at King’s College London, United Kingdom. For his Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellowship for Archival Research, he conducted research for his project “Einsatzgruppe B in Russia and Belorussia, 1941-1944.”

Mr. Terry is the recipient of an Arts and Humanities Research Board postgraduate grant and a prestigious Scouloudi Fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London. He is the author of scholarly articles and book chapters including “Enforcing German Rule in Russia, 1941-1944: Policing the Occupation” in Conflict and Legality: Policing Mid-Twentieth Century Europe, Gerard Oram, ed. (Francis Boutle Publishers, 2003), which was nominated for the Pollard Prize of the Institute of Historical Research in London, and “Conflicting Signals: British Intelligence on the ‘Final Solution’ through Radio Intercepts and other Sources, 1941-1942” in Yad Vashem Studies (vol. 32, 2004). Mr. Terry has presented on his work at a number of academic conferences in the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Germany, and Hungary. He participated in the 2003 summer research workshop on “Foreign Forced Laborers, POWs, and Jewish Slave Workers in the Third Reich: Regional Studies and New Directions” at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Fellowship Research

While in residence at the Center, Mr. Terry conducted research for “Einsatzgruppe B in Russia and Belorussia” and thus helped to fill a major gap in the historical record. He studied the Einsatzgruppen’s composition, deployment and directives, and closely examined the responsibility of Einsatzgruppe B in the murder of Soviet Jews.

Mr. Terry was in residence at the Mandel Center from August 1 to December 31, 2004.