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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by Mori » 14 Feb 2023 19:15

RichD-M wrote:
14 Feb 2023 18:34
Does anyone know if the KTB for 1. Panzer-Armee exists in digitised form for the period 1942-1943?

TIA,
Rich
Give the roll entry please.

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by nickterry » 15 Feb 2023 23:59

Just uploaded to RG 238:
T1019 Interrogations and Summaries of Interrogations of Defendants and Witnesses, 1946–1948 (91 reels)
https://catalog.archives.gov/search-within/6201952 (main run)
https://catalog.archives.gov/search-within/6201960 (summaries)

= NMT pretrial interrogations, mostly in German without a translation to English, unlike the IMT interrogation transcripts. There were around 2,210 NMT interrogations versus 199 IMT interrogations.

2023 so far - 366 reels in RGs 238 and 242
07.01.23: RG 238, M897 United States v. Ernst von Weiszaecker, et al (NMT Case XI, Ministries Trial, 173 reels)
22.01.23: RG 242, M955, M958, M961, M962, M963, T972, T264, T322, T407 (28 reels)
01.02.23: RG 238, M898 United States v. Wilhelm Leeb, et al (NMT Case XII, High Command Trial, 69 reels)
12.02.23: RG 242, T816, Papers of Count Galeazzo Ciano, 3 rolls and T1173, Dolchstoss-Prozess, 2 rolls
15.02.23: RG 238, T1019 Interrogations and Summaries of Interrogations of Defendants and Witnesses, 1946–1948 (91 reels)

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by Mori » 16 Feb 2023 11:05

nickterry wrote:
15 Feb 2023 23:59
Just uploaded to RG 238:
T1019 Interrogations and Summaries of Interrogations of Defendants and Witnesses, 1946–1948 (91 reels)
https://catalog.archives.gov/search-within/6201952 (main run)
https://catalog.archives.gov/search-within/6201960 (summaries)

= NMT pretrial interrogations, mostly in German without a translation to English, unlike the IMT interrogation transcripts. There were around 2,210 NMT interrogations versus 199 IMT interrogations.
This is yet another series of interrogations, on top of the earlier M1270, which available for free on fold3.com.

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by RichD-M » 16 Feb 2023 18:23

Mori wrote:
14 Feb 2023 19:15
RichD-M wrote:
14 Feb 2023 18:34
Does anyone know if the KTB for 1. Panzer-Armee exists in digitised form for the period 1942-1943?

TIA,
Rich
Give the roll entry please.
Hi Mori,

I am trying obtain from the T313 series:

R29
R38 (not essential)
R46
R58
R62

Thanks,
Rich

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by nickterry » 16 Feb 2023 19:57

Mori wrote:
16 Feb 2023 11:05
nickterry wrote:
15 Feb 2023 23:59
Just uploaded to RG 238:
T1019 Interrogations and Summaries of Interrogations of Defendants and Witnesses, 1946–1948 (91 reels)
https://catalog.archives.gov/search-within/6201952 (main run)
https://catalog.archives.gov/search-within/6201960 (summaries)

= NMT pretrial interrogations, mostly in German without a translation to English, unlike the IMT interrogation transcripts. There were around 2,210 NMT interrogations versus 199 IMT interrogations.
This is yet another series of interrogations, on top of the earlier M1270, which available for free on fold3.com.
I should have noted M1270 is already on there, but yes - NMT rather than IMT interrogations, over 10x the number, the key difference is most of the M1019 interrogation transcripts are in German rather than simultaneously interpreted to English as was the case at IMT behind the scenes. See Richard Overy, Interrogations, for more on the IMT interrogations.

This leaves from RG 238 microfilms - 276 reels to go, plus a microfiche card series
- (part of the) Goebbels diaries on 7 reels, lacking a T or M number on the web page about war crimes trial records
- T301, 164 reels of NI-documents
- T1119, 47 reels of NOKW-documents
- M978, Guertner diaries, 3 reels
- M1278, M1291, M1397, register cards to NI, NG, NOKW docs, 13 reels
- M891, US vs Friedrich Flick, 42 reels
- M1137 finding aid for IMT, 73 microfiche cards

Everything else has been uploaded, albeit some were done by fold3.com years back.

There are 14 larger cases from the Dachau Tribunal in RG 153/549 (page is unclear how they break down), totalling 86 reels and 24 microfiche cards. T1021, 20 reels, was done by fold3.com years ago, and there are 5 reels of the Dachau Tribunal Review board opinions (M1217) which are already online at the University of Marburg's website on war crimes trials. Plus 2 series of 314 reels of IMT Tokyo for the Far East in RG 331.

I think most would prefer RG 242, T78 now!

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by AvB » 16 Feb 2023 21:34

Yes waiting for T78…. :)

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by nickterry » 19 Feb 2023 00:03

Added to RG 238 tonight:
- T918, Court Papers, Journal, Exhibits and Judgments of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, 1900-1948, 62 reels including a finding aid
- T1119, NOKW-documents, 47 reels
- M978, Guertner diaries, 3 reels

Total RG 238/242 for the year so far now 478 reels

remaining from RG 238 microfilms - 226 reels to go for Europe, plus a microfiche card series
- (part of the) Goebbels diaries on 7 reels, lacking a T or M number on the web page about war crimes trial records
- T301, 164 reels of NI-documents,
- M1278, M1291, M1397, register cards to NI, NG, NOKW docs, 13 reels
- M891, US vs Friedrich Flick, 42 reels
- M1137 finding aid for IMT, 73 microfiche cards

also remaining:
- M1060, Selected Records of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, 1946-1948, 253 rolls.

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by nickterry » 31 Mar 2023 07:53

Added to RG 238 overnight
- T301, NI-series documents, 164 reels
https://catalog.archives.gov/search-within/644192

The previous post indicates which microfilm series remain within RG 238 - not so many now.


From 12 Jan 2023 to 30 March 2023, a search on NARA for 'microfilm' available to access online increased from 1,115,350 to 1,117,695 = +2345 reels, across all record groups.

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by MichaelWolf » 31 Mar 2023 15:16

Hello, colleagues! Have a good time of day to everyone!
I ask for your help. I have a problem finding a complete collection of documents on the Friedrich Flick trial (NMT). The specified link to the website "Research at the National Archives" (Records of U.S. Military Tribunal at Nuernberg (RG238)) does not resolve the issue. Files are not active (microfilm copies - Friedrich Flick et al. (Case V), Mar. 3 - Dec. 22, 1947. Microfilm Publication M891. (Flick Case-Industrialist). 42 rolls. (DP) .
If possible, recommend other sources that could fill the gap with a complete collection of "The Flip Case".
With respect and best wishes,
Michael

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by MichaelWolf » 31 Mar 2023 17:16

Many thanks for the up-to-date information about the T301 series! This is a very big help. I hope that in the future I can also be useful.
With respect,
Michael

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by nickterry » 31 Mar 2023 18:56

MichaelWolf wrote:
31 Mar 2023 15:16
Hello, colleagues! Have a good time of day to everyone!
I ask for your help. I have a problem finding a complete collection of documents on the Friedrich Flick trial (NMT). The specified link to the website "Research at the National Archives" (Records of U.S. Military Tribunal at Nuernberg (RG238)) does not resolve the issue. Files are not active (microfilm copies - Friedrich Flick et al. (Case V), Mar. 3 - Dec. 22, 1947. Microfilm Publication M891. (Flick Case-Industrialist). 42 rolls. (DP) .
If possible, recommend other sources that could fill the gap with a complete collection of "The Flip Case".
With respect and best wishes,
Michael
The Flick case is the last of the 12 NMT trials waiting to be digitised and uploaded. I would expect this within a fairly short time, in the past, there have been some weeks with several uploads from RG 238 or consecutive weeks for RG 238 and RG 242 microfilm series. So it could be as soon as tonight (6pm Eastern Standard Time, later in Europe) or tomorrow, but there no guarantees. At 42 reels, the Flick trial is not that big.

For sure, T301 NI-documents would keep you busy in the meantime.

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by MichaelWolf » 01 Apr 2023 12:19

Good day!
Indeed, the T-301 series does not let you get bored! Of course, I am waiting for the placement of 42 rolls of "The Flick Case", it will be incredibly interesting to compare the content with the T-301 series. For example, comparing the list of documents "The Krupp Case" with the list of documents on the Croup process in the T-301 materials, you can find some differences. In any case, thank you very much for your answer, for your help, and most importantly - for your work, for what you and your team are doing for ordinary researchers who, for various reasons, do not have the opportunity now and in the near future to work in the archives of the USA, Germany, Great Britain and other countries.

With respect and gratitude,
Michael

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by MichaelWolf » 04 Apr 2023 11:38

Hello!

I am asking you for help again. Suddenly there was a technical problem. Without explaining any reasons, the link to the T301 series stopped opening: https://catalog.archives.gov/search-within/644192 which you recommended to me in one of the recent letters. Please tell me what this may be related to and, if possible, how you can get out of this situation.

With respect and best wishes,
Michael

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by nickterry » 04 Apr 2023 19:50

Just wait a while, sometimes the website is evidently overloaded or distracted (eg during uploads).

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Re: NARA rolls made digital

Post by MichaelWolf » 05 Apr 2023 03:22

Hello!

Thank you very much!
Everything is fine, the site is working normally again.

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