The following online resources represent a cross section of information related to the Holocaust available on the World Wide Web. To ease searching, the Web sites are grouped under topical headings and are annotated with brief descriptions. Resources are in English, unless otherwise noted. The Museum does not officially endorse any particular site or its content. We appreciate your comments and feedback about this page; please e-mail the Library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latest update: December 2008
WAR CRIMES TRIALS
Web sites on Nazi war crimes and associated topics.
The Avalon Project: The Nuremberg War Crimes Trials
A project of Yale Law School that makes available in electronic format documents in various fields, including the Nuremberg War Crimes trials. Provides full-text access to the multivolume sets of the Nuremberg trial proceedings and transcripts originally published by the International Military Tribunal. Also includes full-text access to many important Holocaust-related documents, such as the Stroop Report, the Warsaw Protocol, and the Night and Fog Decree.
Benjamin Ferencz Homepage
Personal website of Benjamin Ferencz, the chief prosecutor for the United States at the Einsatzgruppen Trial conducted by the Nuremberg Military Tribunals from July 1947 to April 1948. Includes his biography, articles and lectures, and a bibliography of his published works.
Donovan Nuremberg Trials Collection
Online finding aid and digital collection of resources from the Donovan Nuremberg Trials Collection, taken from the personal archives of General William J. Donovan, special assistant to the U.S. chief of counsel during the trials.
Famous World Trials: Nuremberg
A collection of resources focusing on the trials of major war criminals in Nuremberg from 1945-1949, including the International Military Tribunal. Provides photographs, transcript excerpts, and a diagram of the courtroom. A project of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
Web site created by a team of Austrian researchers to document the history of Nazi war crimes and the postwar trials. Summarizes the groups targeted and crimes committed by the Nazi government, the historical development of war crimes trials in Austria, and the research group's efforts to microfilm trial transcripts and documentary evidence in Austrian archives. Provides access to PDF files of Forschungsstelle publications, a bibliography of war crimes law literature, and a collection of links to related Austrian government and law resources. [English and German]
The Hannah Arendt Papers at the Library of Congress
An online collection of and finding aid to the papers of the German Jewish philosopher and exile, Hannah Arendt. Includes digital images of manuscript versions of Arendt's controversial work on the Adolf Eichmann war crimes trial, Eichmann in Jerusalem, and correspondence and transcripts related to the trial. Provides biographical information on Arendt, drafts and correspondence related to many of her works, and essays on her intellectual legacy. Created through the efforts of the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress and the National Digital Library Program.
Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
A searchable online index to the book series, Justiz und NS-Verbrechen: Die deutschen Strafverfahren wegen nationalsozialistischer Tötungsverbrechen, 1945-1999 (Nazi Crimes on Trial: German Trials Concerning Nazi Capital Crimes, 1945-1999). Allows searches by defendant's name or outfit, method of the crime, victim's nationality, and other criteria. Documents more than 900 Nazi trial cases conducted in West and East Germany since 1945. Produced by the Institute of Criminal Law of the University of Amsterdam. [German and English]
LOUISiana Digital Library: Hebert Nuremberg Files
Provides access to the digitized papers of Judge Paul M. Hebert, a judge who presided over the Nuremberg trials on Case Six, known as the I.G. Farben trial. Viewable online are photographs of the trial and digital images of Hebert’s notes taken during the proceedings on relevant points of law.
The Mazal Library
Privately-owned online collection of published transcripts and documentation from the major Holocaust-related war crimes trials. Includes photographs and digital images of documents related to Nazi war crimes.
Nazi War Criminal Records Interagency Working Group
Web page by the National Archives and Records Administration on the Interagency Working Group (IWG) established by President Clinton to review and declassify Nazi war criminal records and make them available to the public. Includes finding aids, an inventory of declassified records, announcements, a bibliography, and links to related Web sites about war crimes and war criminals.
Nuremberg Trials Project: A Digital Document Collection
An online collection of documents and transcripts related to the Nuremberg war crimes trials. Offers digital images of the documents associated with the “medical” or “doctors” trial of Nazi doctors that began in Nuremberg in December 1946 subsequent to the International Military Tribunal's trial of the major war criminals. Includes a multi-field search interface for the documents, a bibliography, and a list of links to related Web resources. Created by the Harvard Law School Library.
Operation: Last Chance
Partnership project to bring living Nazi-era war criminals to justice. Presents country-by-country information on activities and current news articles from throughout the world.
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