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Captured German Records Microfilmed at Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Records of various German central, regional and local government agencies, military headquarters, commands and units; the Nazi Party, Party formations, affiliated associations and supervised organizations; papers of some private businesses, institutions and persons. The period covered is chiefly from 1920 to 1945.

Finding aids: Guides to German Records Microfilmed at Alexandria, Virginia (National Archives, 1958-1993), Nos. 1-98. The Guides are out-of-print but are available for use or purchase on Microfilm Publication T733, roll 1 (Guides 1-20); roll 2 (Guides 21-40); roll 3 (Guides 41-55): roll 4 (Guides 56-65); roll 5 (Guides 66-70); roll 6 (Guides 71-73); roll 7 (Guides 74-78); roll 8 (Guides 79-84); roll 9 (Guides 85-88). Guides 85-97 are also available on individual microfiche. Relevant Guides are indicated by "GG" numbers below. See also:

  • Data Sheets to Microfilmed Captured German Records. Microfilm Publication T176. 34 rolls.
  • Guide to Captured German Documents (Maxwell AFB, Alabama, Dec. 1952) and Supplement (National Archives, 1959). Microfilm Publication T1183. 1 roll.

CIVIL RECORDS

  • Records of the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1936-1944 (Reichsministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda [RMVP]). Microfilm Publication T70. 133 rolls. (GG 22, 93 and T176/rolls 10 and 24)
  • Records of the Reich Ministry of Economics (Reichswirtschaftsministerium [RWM]). Microfilm Publication T71. 149 rolls. (GG 1 and T176/rolls 1 and 24)
  • Records of the Reich Ministry for Armaments and War Production (Reichsministerium für Rüstung und Kriegsproduktion). Microfilm Publication T73. 193 rolls. (GG 10)
  • Records of the Office of the Reich Commissioner for the Strengthening of Germandom (Reichskommissar für die Festigung deutschen Volkstums [RKFDV]). Microfilm Publication T74. 20 rolls. (GG 2 and T176/roll 1)
  • Records of the Office of the [Reich] Deputy for Serbian Economy [Bevollmächtige für Serbische Wirtschaft]. Microfilm Publication T75. 89 rolls. (T176/roll 32)
  • Records of the Todt Organization (Organization Todt [OT]). Microfilm Publication T76. 7 rolls. (GG 4 and T176/roll 1)
  • Miscellaneous German Records Collection, 1892-1945. Microfilm Publication T84. 491 rolls. (GG 5, 8, 36, 90, 98 and T176/rolls 6 and 29)
  • Records of the Reich Air Ministry (Reichsluftfahrtministerium). Microfilm Publication T177. 52 rolls. (GG 13 and T176/roll 7)
  • Fragmentary Records of Miscellaneous Reich Ministries and Offices, 1919-1945. Microfilm Publication T178. 28 rolls. (GG 11 & T176/roll 8; see also roll list below):
Reich Ministries and Offices Roll Numbers
Reichsforschungsrat (RFR) 1-5
Auswärtiges Amt (AA) 6-8
Reichsjustizministerium (RJM) 9-13
Reichsfinanzministerium (RFM) 14-16
Devisenstelle des Oberfinanzpräsident Berlin R17
Reichsarbeitsministerium (RAM) 18-19
Reichsministerium des Innern (RMdI) 20
Der Beauftragte für den Vierjahresplan 21-22
Reichsamt für Wetterdienst (RAfW) 23
Der Generaldirektor für das deutsche Strassenwesen 24
Wiener Infanterieregiment Alt-Starhemberg Nr.2 25
Reichsministerium für Wissenschaft, Erziehung und Volksbildung 26-27
  • Records of Former German and Japanese Embassies and Consulates, 1890-1945. Microfilm Publication T179. 78 rolls. (GG 15 and T176/roll 13)
  • Records of the Reich Office for Soil Exploration (Reichsamt für Bodenforschung).
  • Microfilm Publication T401. 7 rolls. (GG 26 and T176/roll 16)
  • Records of the Reich Ministry for the Occupied Eastern Territories (Reichsministerium für die besetzten Ostgebiete) 1941-1945. Microfilm Publication T454. 167 rolls. (GG 28, 97 and T176/rolls 20 and 24)
  • Records of the Reich Commissioner for the Baltic States (Reichskommissar für das Ostland), 1941-1945. Microfilm Publication T459. 45 rolls. (GG 31 & T176/roll 16)

MILITARY RECORDS

  • Records of Headquarters, German Armed Forces High Command (Oberkommando der Wehrmacht/OKW). Microfilm Publication T77. 1,687 rolls. (GG 7, 17-19, 78, 80, 84-86, 94, 99 (draft) and T176/rolls 2, 26-27)

Army

  • Records of Headquarters, German Army High Command (Oberkommando des Heeres/OKH). Microfilm Publication T78. 993 rolls. (GG 12, 29, 30, 82, 87, 91, 96 and T176/rolls 18 and 28)
  • Records of German Army Areas (Wehrkreise). Microfilm Publication T79. 344 rolls. (GG 34 and T176/rolls 22 and 24)
  • Records of German Field Commands: Army Groups. Microfilm Publication T311. 305 rolls. (GG 40, 52 and T176/roll 21)
  • Records of German Field Commands: Armies. Microfilm Publication T312. 1,696 rolls. (GG 14, 42-44, 47-50, 54, 56 and T176/rolls 12-12A)
  • Records of German Field Commands: Panzer Armies. Microfilm Publication T313. 489 rolls. (GG 51, 53 and T176/roll 17)
  • Records of German Field Commands: Corps. Microfilm Publication T314. 1,670 rolls. (GG 46, 55, 58-62)
  • Records of German Field Commands: Divisions. Microfilm Publication T315. 2,379 rolls. (GG 41, 45, 63-74 and 76)
  • Records of German Field Commands: Rear Areas, Occupied Territories and Others. Microfilm Publication T501. 363 rolls. (GG 38, 57 and T176/roll 25)
  • German Military and Technical Manuals, 1910-1945. Microfilm Publication T283. 162 rolls. (Roll list available; T176/roll 14 covers only rolls 1-126)

Air Force

  • Records of Headquarters, German Air Force High Command (Oberkommando der Luftwaffe/OKL). Microfilm Publication T321. 274 rolls. (GG 24, 92 and T176/rolls 15, 30-31)
  • German Air Force Records: Luftgaukommandos, Flak, Deutsche Luftwaffenmission in Rumänien. Microfilm Publication T405. 64 rolls. (GG 25 and T176/rolls 16 and 24)
  • The Von Rohden Collection of Research Materials on the Role of the German Air Force in World War II, 1911-1947. Microfilm Publication T971. 73 rolls. (T176/roll 32)

Navy (see also page 3 for German Navy records filmed in London)

  • Records of Headquarters, German Navy High Command (Oberkommando der Kriegsmarine/OKM). Microfilm Publication T608. 8 rolls. (GG 37 & T176/roll 23-24)

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