Captured German and Related Records on Microform in the National Archives
Revised October 1, 2012
- Captured German Records Microfilmed at Whaddon Hall, U.K.
- Captured German Navy Records Microfilmed in London, England, U.K.
- Captured German records microfilmed in Berlin, Germany
- Microfilmed records received from the Berlin Document Center
- Captured German records microfilmed at Alexandria, Virginia, USA
- Nazi Party and SS records
- Records of private individuals and enterprises
- German military records antedating World War II
- Other captured records
Other Related Records, Records of U.S.. Army Commands, 1942- , Record Group 338
General records of the Department of State, Record Group 59
German Documents in Other Record Groups
National Archives Collection of World War II, War Crimes Records,
Record Groups 153, 238 and 549
- Records of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuernberg (RG 238)
- Records of U.S. Military Tribunals at Nuernberg (RG 238)
- Records of U.S. Army War Crimes Trials in Europe
- Records of War Crimes Trials in the Far East
The National Archives holds over 70,000 rolls of microfilm reproducing captured German and related records, as described below. Reference copies of the microfilm may be viewed free of charge in the Microfilm Reading Room, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 (Phone: (301) 837-2015; FAX: 301-837-0483.) Self-service copies from microfilm can also be made in the reading room for $0.60 each.
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
|Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
| Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
National Archives Microfilm Publications are not available via inter-library loan, but specific rolls or entire series, except those containing privileged material ("R" rolls), may be purchased at the current price of $125.00 (domestic) or $135.00 (international) per roll by contacting:
National Archives Trust Fund
Form 72 Order
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
For more detailed reference information concerning the records, please write to: Modern Military Records (RD-DC), Room 2400, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001. Phone: (301) 837-3497, FAX: 301-837-1752, or via
electronic mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
A history of the American and Allied, public and private projects in which these records were created or assembled, exploited, described and microfilmed can be found in: Robert Wolfe, ed., Captured German and Related Records, A National Archives Conference (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1974) 279 pp. [ISBN 8214-0172-6] [LC 74-82495].