Use of film archive holdings Information on the use of film archive holdings
Investigation of National Socialist Crimes The Records of the Central Office of the Judicial Authorities of the Federal States for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes in Ludwigsburg
Conventional library catalogues Konventionelle Kataloge
Library holdings on the military Bibliotheksbestand zum Militär
Research on the GDR DDR
Archives on the western occupation zones outside the Federal Archives The records of the Allied Control Authority and the Allied Security Agency of the Allied High Commission have been passed on to the Federal Archive in rather piecemeal fashion.
Research on the Nazi era Research on persons in the holdings on the Nazi era generally only yield good results in certain cases.
"Euthanasia" in the Third Reich An unpublished private letter from Hitler, backdated to 1 September 1939, instigated the German Reich's secret programme of mass murder of people with mental illnesses or disabilities, which cost the lives of more than 200,000 patients by 1945.
NS archives of the Ministry for State Security The so-called NS archives of the Ministry of State Security arrived in the custody of the Central State Archives of the GDR after the disbandment of the Ministry of State Security (MfS) in 1990.