Criminels de guerre

  • War criminals
  • CdG
Language of Description
Level of Description
  • German
  • French
  • Luxembourgish
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

not given in the finding aid

Biographical History

not given in the finding aid

Scope and Content

The fonds War criminals (Criminels de guerre) is divided into different subfonds. These are:

  • German Civil Administration (Administration civile allemande)

  • Commissions - Court for war crimes (Cour des crimes de guerre)

  • Deportation of Jews (Déportation des juifs)

  • Various

  • Extraditions

  • Trial of war criminals (Jugement des criminels de guerre)

  • German court (Justice allemande)

  • Offensive «von Rundstedt»

  • National Office for Research of War Crimes (Office national pour la Recherche des crimes de guerre)

  • German police (Police allemande)

  • trial (Procès)

  • Military war court (Tribunal de guerre militaire)

  • International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg (Tribunal militaire international de Nuremberg)

  • accused (Inculpés).

The most holocaust relevant court files are the files:

CdH-012 against Hans Balzer,

CdG-014 against Franz Bernard,

CdG-019 against Johann Bünder,

CdG-020 against René Conter in the subfonds "Accused" (Inculpés) witch all in the context of Aryanisation of Jewish property.

A strong Holocaust connection has the trail CdG-0143 agaist Joseph Ackermann, Wilhelm Brauckmann and Ernst Neugebauer with the testimony of Dr. Robert Serebrenik, chief Rabbi of Luxembourg.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted - requires authorization

Finding Aids

  • Currently there is a basic inventory and a card file inventory. A detailed digital inventory is currently (February 2015) in preparation and will be published on the archives website finding aid.

Publication Note

Paul Cerf: De l'épuration au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg après la seconde guerre mondiale. Imprimerie Saint-Paul, Luxembourg, 1980.

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0