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Videos on how to order Foreign Military Studies and microfilm from the US National Archives web site. The videos are in HD 720p; you may have to switch to that resolution manually.

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Below is a guide that will help with ordering FMS and microfilm from the US National Archives.

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Guides to National Archives Photographs Relating to the Third German Reich
 
Publication number M1137 is the publication for the finding aids for the photograph collection. You can download a contents document for the guides collection here: M1137_Contents.pdf.  There are almost 100 files and this document will help you locate the correct guides.
 
These files are numerous and large and in total are about 4GB, the files are in Zip format and will uncompress into a folder that will contain JPG images of the guides. There are a total of 47 guides but 73 files because some guides have been broken into multiple parts because of their size.
 
These guides where donated by a forum member of Axis History Forum.
 

NARA Photo Guides

GuideDescriptionDownload
1 Introduction - Introduction to Captured German Records in the National Archives Zip (6 MB)
2 Photographs relating to Adolf Hitler and the “Prinz Eugen”. RG 80-G G Zip (34 MB)
3 Nazi Official Photographs in the Reich Transport Ministry Files. RG 131-NO, Zip (12 MB)
4 Albums Belonging to Robert and Ilse Koch of Buchenwald. RG 153IK Zip (7 MB)
5 Deutche Lichtbeldergeselkchaft (World War II). RG 165-GSX Zip (9 MB)
6 German Military Equipment (World War II). RG 165-MID Zip (10 MB)
7 Reichsparteitag, Ernte Dankfist, 9 Nov., 1935. RG 200(S)-GR Zip (9 MB)
8 German Invasion of Russia, 1941. RG 200(S)-GT Zip (22 MB)
9 Soldiers of the Fuhrer in the Field (Poland), 1939. RG 200(S)-SFF Zip (15 MB)
10 Allied and Axes Photographs from the Office of War Information. RG 208-AA - Part 1 Zip (145 MB)
10 Allied and Axes Photographs from the Office of War Information. RG 208-AA - Part 2 Zip (130 MB)
10 Allied and Axes Photographs from the Office of War Information. RG 208-AA - Part 3 Zip (118 MB)
11 Nurnberg Trial, Case #10, Krupp. RG 238-LS Zip (21.5 MB)
12 Nurnberg Tribunals. RG 238-NT and NTA Zip (139 MB)
13 Nurnberg Tribunals. RG 238-OMT Zip (8.4 MB)
14 Albums of Photographs of Governor-General Hans Frank of Poland. RG 238-OR Zip (6.0 MB)
15 Album of Chief of Staff, Luftgruppe Komando Westfrankrich, 1941. RG 242-CR Zip (5.6 MB)
16 Rommel Photographs and Film strips of the HJ and SS. RG 242-CR Zip (8.3 MB)
17 Albums Belongings to Eva Braun Taken from Berchtesgaden. RG 242-EB Zip (26.3 MB)
18 Photographs by Propaganda Units of the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS. RG 242-GAP Zip (61.4 MB)
19 Photographs by Propaganda Units of the Wehrmacht. RG 242-GAV Zip (9.0 MB)
20 The Heinrich Hoffman Collection. RG 242-H, HB - Part 1 Zip (177 MB)
20 The Heinrich Hoffman Collection. RG 242-H, HB - Part 2 Zip (197 MB)
20 The Heinrich Hoffman Collection. RG 242-H, HB - Part 3 Zip (170 MB)
20 The Heinrich Hoffman Collection. RG 242-H, HB - Part 4 Zip (180 MB)
20 The Heinrich Hoffman Collection. RG 242-H, HB - Part 5 Zip (188 MB)
20 The Heinrich Hoffman Collection. RG 242-H, HB - Part 6 Zip (105 MB)
21 Heinrich Hoffman Collection-Summer Olympics, 1936. RG 242-HB Zip (8.3 MB)
22 Varied Photographs of the Heinrich Hoffman Collection, ca. 1919-34. RG 242-HF Zip (35.0 MB)
23 Construction of “Fuherhaus – NSDAP,” Munich, ca. 1934. RG-242-HFH Zip (6.3 MB)
24 German Building at the Pan-World Exhibition, ca. 1937. RG 242-HK Zip (8.4 MB)
25 Personality Index to Hoffmann Lecia prints. RG 242-HL - Part 1 Zip (149 MB)
25 Personality Index to Hoffmann Lecia prints. RG 242-HL - Part 2 Zip (149 MB)
25 Personality Index to Hoffmann Lecia prints. RG 242-HL - Part 3 Zip (127 MB)
25 Personality Index to Hoffmann Lecia prints. RG 242-HL - Part 4 Zip (128 MB)
25 Personality Index to Hoffmann Lecia prints. RG 242-HL - Part 5 Zip (82.0 MB)
25 Personality Index to Hoffmann Lecia prints. RG 242-HL - Part 6 Zip (39.7 MB)
26 Hoffmann Lecia Prints for the Berlin Office, 1933-44. RG 242-HLB Zip (12.4 MB)
27 Hoffmann Lecia Prints from the Munich, ca. 1937. RG 242-HLM Zip (7.9 MB)
28 Shelf List for Hoffmann Lecia Prints, RG 242-HLB and 242-HLM. RG 242-HL - Part 1 Zip (67.2 MB)
28 Shelf List for Hoffmann Lecia Prints, RG 242-HLB and 242-HLM. RG 242-HL - Part 2 Zip (162 MB)
28 Shelf List for Hoffmann Lecia Prints, RG 242-HLB and 242-HLM. RG 242-HL - Part 3 Zip (88.2 MB)
28 Shelf List for Hoffmann Lecia Prints, RG 242-HLB and 242-HLM. RG 242-HL - Part 4 Zip (145 MB)
28 Shelf List for Hoffmann Lecia Prints, RG 242-HLB and 242-HLM. RG 242-HL - Part 5 Zip (148 MB)
28 Shelf List for Hoffmann Lecia Prints, RG 242-HLB and 242-HLM. RG 242-HL - Part 6 Zip (63.3MB)
29 Unidentified Portraits of NSDAP Members from the Hoffmann file, N.D. RG 242-HLT Zip (5.6 MB)
30 Pre-Third Reich Personalities in the Hoffmann Collection. RG 242-HMA - Part 1 Zip (81.7 MB)
30 Pre-Third Reich Personalities in the Hoffmann Collection. RG 242-HMA - Part 2 Zip (135 MB)
31 Photographs from Heinrich Hoffmann Munich Office, 1918-34. RG 242-HMC - Part 2 Zip (44.4 MB)
31 Photographs from Heinrich Hoffmann Munich Office, 1918-34. RG 242-HMC - Part 1 Zip (137 MB)
32 Portraits of Reichstag Members for the Hoffmann File, n.d. RG 242-HMR Zip (47.5 MB)
33 NSDAP “Postcard” Series for the Hoffmann file. 1930’s. RG 242-HPTC Zip (5.5 MB)
34 1936 Winter Olympics Series for the Hoffmann File. RG 242-HWO Zip (7.4 MB)
35 Albums from V. Ribbentrop's Foreign Ministry, 1934-1941. RG 242-JRA, JRB - Part 1 Zip (38.0 MB)
35 Albums from V. Ribbentrop's Foreign Ministry, 1934-1941. RG 242-JRA, JRB - Part 2 Zip (32.1 MB)
35 Albums from V. Ribbentrop's Foreign Ministry, 1934-1941. RG 242-JRA, JRB - Part 3 Zip (32.1 MB)
35 Albums from V. Ribbentrop's Foreign Ministry, 1934-1941. RG 242-JRA, JRB - Part 4 Zip (1.3 MB)
36 Family Albums of Foreign Minister J.V. Ribbentrops, 1893-1942. RG 242-JRFA Zip (5.6 MB)
37 Miscellaneous Photos Belonging to V. Ribbentrop, ca. 1929-1940. RG 242-JRM Zip (7.4 MB)
38 V. Ribbentrop Collection Taken by the Waffen SS, 1940-1944. RG 242-JRP Zip (7.3 MB)
39 Miscellaneous Photos belonging to V. Ribbentrop, ca. 1929-1940. RG 242-JRM Zip (5.6 MB)
40 Lehrbildreiche/German Military Equipment and Procedures, 1941-1944. RG 242-LBR Zip (8.0 MB)
41 Albums of Russian History Seized by the Wehrmacht at Kiev. RG 242-NP Zip (7.4 MB)
42 Trials of Defendants/20 July Assassination Attempt on Hitler. RG 242-PA Zip (7.2 MB)
43 “Greater Germany in World Events”- Daily Picture Reports, 1940 and 1942. RG242-PKA Zip (7.6 MB)
44 Photographs by Photographers of the Waffen SS, 1940-1944. RG 242-SS Zip (9.8 MB)
45 Damage/Rastenburg, 20 July 1944/Flossenburg Concentration Camp. RG 242-X Zip (6.3 MB)
46 Nazi Related Photographs/Paris Bureau of the New York Times. RG 306-NT - Part 1 Zip (51.9 MB)
46 Nazi Related Photographs/Paris Bureau of the New York Times. RG 306-NT - Part 2 Zip (47.6 MB)
46 Nazi Related Photographs/Paris Bureau of the New York Times. RG 306-NT - Part 3 Zip (47.0 MB)
46 Nazi Related Photographs/Paris Bureau of the New York Times. RG 306-NT - Part 4 Zip (47.5 MB)
46 Nazi Related Photographs/Paris Bureau of the New York Times. RG 306-NT - Part 5 Zip (2.7 MB)
47 Nazi Related Records in [?] U.S. Institutions. 19 images Zip (37.0 MB)
 

   
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