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War Crimes Trials Case Files, compiled 1947 - 1958, documenting the period 1945 - 1958

ARC Identifier 581096 / MLR Number A1 2238

Series from Record Group 549: Records of United States Army, Europe, 1942 - 1991

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Creator(s):Department of Defense. Department of the Army. U.S. Army Europe. Judge Advocate Division. War Crimes Branch. (08/01/1952 - ca. 1958) (Most Recent)
Department of Defense. European Command. Judge Advocate Division. (1947 - 1952) (Predecessor)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records
Contact(s):

National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (Military) (RD-DC-2-MIL), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-3510; FAX: 301-837-1752; EMAIL: Archives2reference@nara.gov.

 
Other Title(s):War Crimes Case Files: Cases Tried
Inclusive Dates:1947 - 1958
Coverage Dates:1945 - 1958
Date Note:While this series was started by the European Command Judge Advocate Division in 1947, it contains records that date back to 1945.
Part Of:Record Group 549: Records of United States Army, Europe, 1942 - 1991
Arrangement:Arranged by case number.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Specific Records Type(s):Case files
Petitions
Numbering Note:The case file numbers are prefixed by a code number that indicates the location of the war crime, listed below:

Cases involving Americans only: 0 - Unknown; 1 - Atlantic Ocean; 2 - Mediterranean Sea; 3 - Africa; 4 - Albania; 5 - Austria; 6 - Belgium; 7 - Bulgaria; 8 - Czechoslovakia; 9 - Denmark; 10 - Finland; 11 - France; 12 - Germany; 13 - Greece; 14 - Holland; 15 - Hungary; 16 - Italy; 17 - Luxembourg; 18 - Norway; 19 - Poland; 20 - Rumania; 21 - Russia; 23 - Switzerland; 25 - Yugoslavia; 26 - Baltic Sea; 27 - Spain.

Cases involving Concentration Camps, Labor Camps, and Prison Camps: (Note: Cases relating to concentration camps can also be located under the country code.) 000 - 50.

Large Concentration Camp Cases: 000 - Buchenwald; 000 - Dachau; 000 - Flossenberg; 000 - Mauthausen; 000 - Nordhausen.
General Note(s):This series may be referred to as "War Crimes Case Files: Cases Tried" in other finding aids.
 
Finding Aid Type:Index
Finding Aid Note:This series is indexed by the series "Index to War Crimes Case Files, 1947" (ARC Identifier 581012).
Finding Aid Source:DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. EUROPEAN COMMAND. JUDGE ADVOCATE DIVISION.
 
Variant Control Number(s):Declassification Project Number: NND 775032
Former HMS/MLR Entry Number: UD 33294A
Former HMS/MLR Entry Number: UD 33294B
HMS/MLR Entry Number: A1 2238
 
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Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Accession Number(s):NN3-549-02-005
Former Record Group(s):338

 

 
 

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