Important Role of former Nazis in Eastern Germany." 

November 21, 1950
Central Files Decimal Number 762B.00

The Holocaust and Records of Concentration Camp Trials: Prosecution of Nazi War Crimes

Summary

This collection provides unique documentation on the investigation and prosecution of war crimes committed by Nazi concentration camp commandants and camp personnel. 

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Date Range: 1944-1949
Content: 27,781 pages
Source Library: US National Archives

Description

This new collection provides unique documents on the investigation and prosecution of war crimes committed by Nazi concentration camp commandants and camp personnel.  Documents include: correspondence; trial records and transcripts; investigatory material, such as interrogation reports and trial exhibits; clemency petitions and reviews; photographs of atrocities; newspaper clippings; and pamphlets. Documents on several concentration (and later extermination) camps and sub-camps are represented in this collection, including Mauthausen, Dachau, Belsen-Bergen, Buchenwald, Treblinka, Sobibor, sub-camp Gros-Raming, sub-camp Gusen I, sub-camp Ebensee, and others.

 

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