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Series III: ONI Translations of documents relating to the German Navy, 1934-1958 and undated

Identifier: RG-08- Series III

Scope and Contents

Series III is comprised of translations of captured German documents made by the Office of Naval Intelligence, the Naval History Division, and the translating office in London. The translations were reprodued and distributed in limited numbers.

"The War Diary of the German Naval Staff, Operations Division," contains a day-by-day summary of information available to the German General Sttaff and the decisions reached on the basis of it. Together with Fuehrer Conferences on matters dealing with the Germany Navy, 1939-1945 and Fuehrer Directives, 1939-1945, the diaries provide valuable material for the study of problems arising from total war.

Further detailed information is provided by translations of the War Diaries of Captain U-Boats, Italy and Norway; Admiral, Black Sea, and Log of Ship-16 "Atlantic."


  • 1934-1958 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

Access is open to all researchers, unless otherwise specified.


14 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Existence and Location of Originals

These materials are related to the National Archives RG 242 and National Archives Microfilm T608, "Records of the German Navy, 1850-1945, received from the U.S. Naval History Division."

Repository Details

Part of the Naval War College Archives Repository

US Naval War College
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Newport RI 02841 US