U.S. ARMY CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY
HISTORICAL RESOURCES BRANCH

HOLOCAUST INDEX

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

 


 


 
BOX
TITLE
FOLDER DESCRIPTION

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Nazi Gold

Admin file , Interagency Commission’s investigation of Nazi Gold, research questions, finding aid lists

 

 

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Research Notes , inventories of bullion, currency, and other property by NARA record groups, staff level memos & messages regarding gold, silver, and platinum

 

 

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Italian /Australian Restitution , amounts and shipments of gold restituted to the Benelux countries 1948-49

 

 

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Tripartite Commission and the Disposition/Restitution of Gold

 

 

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Merkers Cache , list of money, gold, etc found in Salt Mine Cave, vault floor plan, Memos from LTG Smith to GEN Marshall & BG McSherry to the commanding general (Eisenhower) of the European Theater of Operations 19 Apr 1945

 

 

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Operation Safehaven operations, Swiss banks and related matters, movement of gold, recovery of looted items

 

 

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Foreign Exchange Depository , establishment of; conference on French Restitution, return of “found” gold bar, disposition of valuables, inventory procedures on S.S. loot

 

 

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Hungarian Gold - Acquisition & Restitution , return of looted gold to Hungary, shipment (train) routes and protection issues, draft of an press release from the Economics Division, Office of Military Government for Germany, 13 Jul 1946

 

 

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Hungarian Gold - Gold Train , DVD portraying America’s Military role in returning Hungary’s 35 million dollars in gold reserves, in their entirety to their rightful owner after the war, produced by Bill & Cindy Ruth, Brookings, OR

 

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Nazi Gold

Articles/Summaries , study: Nazi Gold, The British and Allied attempt to Deal with Loot from the WWII, & the Implications for the Tripartie Gold Commission, article: The Merkers & Buchenwald Treasure Troves, Summary of U.S. Army involvement with the Acquisition, Accountability and Security of German Monetary Gold and Related Assets Following WWII, Cody Phillips; several miscellaneous articles

 

 

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Nazi Gold - Internal Memoranda , Cody Phillip’s Summary of U.S. Army Involvement with the Acquisition, Accountability, and Security of German Monetary Gold and Related Assets Following World War II, February 1997

 

 

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Nazi Gold - Original Papers/Reports , Cody Phillip’s Summary of U.S. Army Involvement with the Acquisition, Accountability, and Security of German Monetary Gold and Related Assets Following World War II, February 1997

 

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Nazi Gold

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U.S. Army & German Economy , copy of the Army Historical Series’ The U.S. Army in the Occupation of Germany 1944-1946

 

 

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Looted Gold & Other Assets , final draft of the supplementary report on looted gold and other assets

 

 

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Miscellaneous Correspondence Re: Nazi Gold , correspondence with the state department and the supplement to Preliminary Study on U.S. and Allied Efforts to Recover and Restore Gold and Other Assets Stolen or Hidden by Germany During World War II, U.S. and Allied Wartime and Postwar Negotiations with Argentina, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Turkey on Looted gold and German External Assets, 1998

 

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Nazi Gold

Search for Nazi Gold , preliminary report 1997, CMH, discusses countries that provided critical war supplies to Germany, received substantial amounts of Nazi gold, adapted postures of neutrality, and their postwar negotiations

 

 

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Supplement to Preliminary Study on U.S. & Allied Efforts to Recover & Restore Gold and other assets Post WWII, prepared by an interagency group of historians, archivists, and other experts, released May 1997

 

 

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Department of Justice Research Notes , documents relating to various studies conducted by the U.S. military, documents relating to Czech claim to gold confiscated by the Vermogensamt, internal, definition of monetary and non-monetary gold, report on SS Loot and the Reichsbank, routing slips for HQ, U.S. Forces, European Theater, for assets turnover

 

4

Dachau

Manuscript, From Assimilation to Annihilation : The Jews and the Nazis, 1920-1945, David E. Johnson, April 1988 and Holocaust Museum publication, Liberation 1945

 

 

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Manuscript, The American Liberators of Dachau, Theresa Ast Clay, Emory University, Department of History

 

 

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Agreement: CMH & Holocaust Memorial Council , State Department letter explaining the Holocaust Memorial Council functions and the CMH working group that served as liaison with the International relations Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council

 

 

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Manuscript (Unpublished), The Surrender of the Dachau KZ Prisoner Compound, 29 Apr 45: A Compilation of Documents and Photographs, donated to CMH by COL John H. Linden, March 1996, is a study of the U.S. Army’s role in liberating the camp’s inmates from Nazi barbarities.

 

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20th Armored Division’s Participation in the Liberation of Dachau , correspondence regarding the 20th’s operations and if they were one of the liberating units on 28 Apr 1945

 

 

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15th Corp, Re: Dachau , copy of G-5 Section Journal, HQ XV Corps, 28 Apr 45, log of 24 hrs on 28 Apr at Dachau

 

 

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XV Corps, Re: Dachau , 45th Inf Div operations instructions No 48, narrative from Headquarters Combat Command A, The Fighting Forty-Fifth, combat report; 20th Armored Division, on movements of Combat Command A from 30 April - 5 May; G-3 Periodic Report with over lay of 42d Infantry Division on 28 Apr 45

 

 

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7th Army & Liberation of Dachau , correspondence and article from the U.S. Army Historian regarding the 7th Army’s role in the liberation of Dachau

 

 

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42d Infantry Division, Dachau, War Room Journal, 42d Infantry Division, contains incidents, messages, orders, etc., Order of Battle, 42nd “Rainbow” Infantry, from A Combat History of World War II 1946

 

 

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222d Infantry Regiment, 42d Infantry Division, Dachau , the Fighting First Battalion’s memo subject: Impression of Dachau Concentration Camp, LTC Walter Fellenz, CDR, 1st Bn, 222 Inf, 6 May 1945; copy of morning report for 29 Apil 1945

 

 

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232d Infantry Regiment, 42d Infantry Division, History of Operations , for the month of April 1945

 

 

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Official History of the 412th Armored Field Artillery Battalion , 1 Jan 45 - 31 Dec 45

 

 

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65th Armored Infantry Battalion, Unit History for the calendar year 1945, 65th AIB After Action Report, 18 May 1945

 

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Dachau

191st Tank Battalion , S-3 Journal for 23 May 1944, Order of Battle, official statement of Lineage and Battle Honors, records re: 2LT Thomas W. Fowler, response to history of 191st inquiry,

 

 

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45th Infantry Division Dachau , Extracts from 45 Div War Room journal, dispute as to first unit to liberate Dachau, copy 45th Div Newspaper dated 23 May 1945, 45 the Division News and 15th Infantry Association correspondence

 

 

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45th Infantry Division Dachau CC , S-3 Journal, 29 Apr - 39 May 1945, Unit Report, 30 Apr 1945, S-2 Report Consolidate into CC “A” Journal, 20th Armored Division Journal, Unit History, 70th Armored Infantry Battalion, 1 Jan - 31 Dec 1945

 

 

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42d Infantry Division , Troop List 29 Apr, G-2 Periodic Report, G-3 Report and XV Corps Operations Instructions

 

 

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30th Cav Recon Sq Mecz , Morning Report for 5 Feb 1945

 

 

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33th Cav Recon Sq Mecz , Morining Report for 29 Apr

 

 

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27th Tank Battalion , Morning Report for 29 Apr - 1 May 1945, Qualification Cards for Mary B. & Felix L. Sparks, Personnel orders list from HQ, ETO

 

 

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157th Inf Reg, 45the ID, 20th AD , Info copy from Siam of troop movement/locations on 30 Apr 1945

 

 

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191st Tank Battalion , Operations Instructions and S-3 Journals

 

 

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Atrocities, 157th Inf 42d Div Testimony , Sworn testimony from LT William P. Walsh, LT Donald E. Strickland, BG Henning Linden, T/3 Henry J. Wells, PFC Donald E. Dunlap, LT Rone J. Giraud, LT Harold T. Moyer, and PFC John S. Edwards on the events surrounding the shooting of German SS & Red Cross soldiers on the taking of Dachau, 29 Apr 1945

 

 

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42d Inf Div Reports , S-3 & S-3 Reports and Journals, “Reports (Log) on Concentration Camp At Dachau”, COL Worthing & MAJ Gerg, 28 Apr 1945, 157 Infantry Association correspondence

 

 

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Maps: Dachau , Maps with location of camp memorial and Seventh Army’s Drive from the Danube River to V-E Day

 

 

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9th Tank Battalion, 27th Tank Battalion , 9th Tank Battalion Unit History for Month of April 1945, After Action and Unit Reports, History of the 27th Tank Battalion, 20 Armored Division, 1945, Record of Events Memos, After Action Report and S-3 Journals

 

 

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222d Infantry Regiment, 242 Infantry , History of 222d Infantry Regiment 1945, History of Operations 242d Infantry for the Month of Apr 1945, S-3 Journals and Periodic Reports

 

 

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Civil Action Correspondence: Feingold vs BG Mountacastle & Dr. Wright , Feingold FOIA requested copied of operational records used by DOA as justification for CMH’s certification of the 20th Armored Division as a Liberator of Dachau Concentration Camp

 

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MISC

Surrender of the Dachau Concentration Camp , 29 Apr 1945, “The True Account” by John H. Linden, 1997, “The Combined Bomber Offensive and the Holocaust”, Dr. Richard Davis

 

 

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Holocausts Statistics and List of Camps and CMH Certified Army Division Liberators , Holocaust statistics from Hilberg’s “The Destruction of the European Jews” and a concentration camp list classified by countries, based on the 1939 -1945 border, including known sub-camps

 

 

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Concentration Camps, Austria , Information on Gusen and Mauthausen concentration camps and Mauthasen’s sub-camps Melk and Ebensee, also Mauthasen’s camp liberators the 11th Armored Division

 

 

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Dachau Photos and Misc Articles , from “Yankee Doings,” “Army History” the Institute for Historical Review and the National Archives Administration

 


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