NIOD’s archives and collections about war, the Second World War in the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies, the Holocaust and other genocides in the 20th and 21st century are accessible for all interested parties. Digitally or in our reading room. 


Archives search engine providing access to more than 400 archives held by NIOD.

Imagebase WW2

This national imagebase contains more than 175,000 images about the Second World War.


NIOD’s library holds nearly 75,000 titles about war, the Holocaust and genocide.

Web projects

National portal providing access to original WW2 text, image and audiovisual sources.

WW2 footage

Films of the Netherlands (1933-1950), shot by professional and amateur film makers.

Resistance pamphlets

1,000 resistance pamphlets and 300 brochures from NIOD’s collection.