Records on the Holocaust in North Africa from the German Federal Archives Freiburg and Berlin

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2018.368.1
  • RG-14.119M
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

12 microfilm reels (digitized), 35 mm

digital images,

Archival History

Bundesarchiv (Germany)


Source of acquisition is the Bundesarchiv Berlin, Germany (Federal Archive). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in August 2018.

Scope and Content

Records on German military actions in Tunis, and Africa, mostly administrated by Obersturmbannführer Walter Rauff, and secret reports on Africa and its Jewish population by the Reichssicherheitshauptamt, and Reichsführer SS. Includes war diaries of the German Naval Command North Africa and German Naval Command Tunisia, summary reports, radio messages from the combat area in Libya and from the battle area in North Africa, reports relating to political situation in Libya, Morocco, and to "Jewish questions" in South Africa, newspaper clippings and agency reports about the situation of Jews in the world, Freemasonry in France, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Switzerland, England, Austria, USA, Italy, Africa etc., records on measures against Jews of Italian nationality in Tunis, and relating to various general matters, as appointments, certificates, personal affairs, gifts, visits, transmission of telegrams, letters, etc., personnel matters of SS members (especially transfers, promotions, awards)

System of Arrangement

Arranged in two series by materials selected from particular source Archives, and organized by a signature number: 1. Federal Archives, Military Archive, Freiburg: R 901, RW 34, RW 2, RM 36, RL 26, RL 11, RH 15, RH 31-VIII, RH 27-10, RG-26-334, RH 26 999: 1. Federal Archives, Berlin: R 1001, R 69, R 58, R 43 II, NS 19.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Bundesarchiv (Germany)




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.