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

WW2 newspapers

Digitised newspapers - ranging from collaboratist to resistance - published during the war.

National archives guide WW2

Research guide to more than 300 local, regional and national Dutch Second World War archives.

Diplomacy and persecution

Documents from the German Auswärtige Amt about Jews in the Netherlands (1933 -1945).