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 propaganda prints

Propaganda papers and leaflets from the Second World War.

Camp archives

Overview of archives and collections about camps and camp life in the Netherlands.

Interviews WW2 witnesses

Interviews with witnesses on events that took place between 1940 and 1945.