Re: German WWII reparations records online? #germany #holocaust #records


Peter Heilbrunn
 

Hi,

 

This is difficult if not impossible to search  on-line. My experience is that you need to write to or visit the appropriate archive. There is a central archive at the Finance ministry in Berlin

Bibliothek, AfR-Archiv, Rückerstattungsarchiv
Bundesamt für zentrale Dienste
und offene Vermögensfragen
- Dienstsitz Berlin -
DGZ-Ring 12
13086 Berlin


Telefon: +49 (0)30 - 187030-1163
Fax: +49 (0)30 - 187030-1140
E-Mail ohne Kunstbezug:
AfR-BRUEG-Archiv@...

E-Mail mit Kunstbezug: Kunst-BRUEG-Archiv@...
Internet:
www.badv.bund.de

 

State archives may also hold the records. My father was born in Hessen but in 1939 married and lived in Cologne. I was advised to contact the NRW Archive who eventually sent me a disc with over 500 pages of correspondence. There may be a charge for this service but my documents came free.  If your relative lived in NRW then the contact details are

Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen

Abteilung Rheinland

Schifferstr. 30

47059 Duisburg

Telefon  0203  98721-327

karoline.riener@...

www.lav.nrw.de

 

 

Regards,

 

Peter

 

Peter Heilbrunn

Tel +44 (0)1494 725966

Amersham England

 

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