Records relating to Auschwitz and other camps from the Central State Archive of the Ministry of Defense, Podolsk

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2001.119
  • RG-22.008
1 Jan 1940 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • Russian
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

500 pages (photocopies),

11 photographs (photocopies).,

13 microfiche,

Archival History

Russia (Federation). Ministerstvo oborony. T︠S︡entralʹnyĭ arkhiv


Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

Source of acquisition is the Central Archive of the Ministry of Defense (Ministerstvo oborony. T︠S︡entralʹnyĭ arkhiv) at Podolsk. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in July 2001.

Scope and Content

Contains commission reports on the following: mass graves, disposition of elements of the Polish population towards the Red Army, damage inflicted on Polish towns by the Germans, the construction and running of a concentration camp in Lublin, the killing of populations at Sobibor and Odessa, and atrocities in the Minsk area. It also includes photographs of camp victims and executed people; descriptions of concentration camps at Auschwitz, Brzezinka, and Jaworzno; a declaration describing atrocities committed by the Romanian Army against the Jews; and a declaration by a captured German soldier concerning the execution of Jews in Baranowice.

System of Arrangement

The collection is organized into the following five series:1.First Belorussian Front; 2.First Ukrainian Front; 3.Second Ukrainian Front; 4.Third Belorussian Front; 5.Documents on mass killings of Jews

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Russia (Federation). Ministerstvo oborony. T︠S︡entralʹnyĭ arkhiv



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.