Nazi and Japanese War Crimes Report to be Delivered to Congress This Friday
Press Release · Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Final Report on the Declassification of Nazi and Japanese Imperial Government War Crimes Records (IWG)

Report describes the largest single-subject declassification effort in U.S. History

For Press Information, Contact:

  • phone number Office of Rep. MaloneyOffice of Representative Maloney Meghan O’Shaughnessy 202- 225-7944
  • phone number NARA Public Affairs staffNational Archives Public Affairs Staff 202-357-5300
  • Final Report (7.04 MB)

What:  The Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Interagency Working Group (IWG) will present its final report at a Capitol Hill press conference.  Participants will discuss highlights of the 172-page report, including the history of the legislation -- authored by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and former Senator Mike DeWine (R-OH) -- that brought about the declassification effort; agencies’ implementation the act, the declassification results, and recommendations for future declassification policies.


  • Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY)
  • Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States and IWG Chair
  • Tom Baer, IWG member
  • Richard Ben-Veniste, IWG member
  • Elizabeth Holtzman, IWG member

When:  Friday, September 28, 2007, 10 AM

Where:  2255 Rayburn House Office Building
              Washington, DC 20515

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For press information, contact:

  • Office of Representative Maloney - Meghan O’Shaughnessy, 202- 225-7944
  • National Archives Office of Public Affairs Staff - 202-357-5300


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