Helpful research links

International Tracing Service

World’s largest archive on the victims and survivors of the Nazi regime
Bad Arolsen

Deutsche Dienststelle (formerly WASt (WehrmachtAuskunftsStelle)

Now part of Bundesarchiv Informationen on former servicemembers of the German Wehrmacht

Bundesarchiv – Abteilung Militärarchiv (German Federal Archive - Military Archive Dpt.)

Information on military units during the Nazi regime
Division orders, war journals, supplements (catalogued by military units)

Yad VaShem

The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

Virtual Sztetl

Documentation of Jewish life in Poland before the Holocaust

Polish State Archive

Historic records older than 100 years
Online. Sorted by city and faith group

Jewish Records Indexing – Poland

Listing of numerous Jewish historic records