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Includes Hesse-Nassau (Hessen-Nassau) and Waldeck and Pyrmont[edit | edit source]
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Hesse (Hessen)[edit | edit source]
- "Ahead of the 200th Anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence finally began Eckhardt G. Franz and Otto Fröhlich a project at the Marburg Archives School, which was later continued by Inge Auerbach and in the course until 1987 almost 90,000 records for the approximately 19,000 soldiers from Hesse-Kassel, Waldeck and Hesse Hanau collected and printed was published in six volumes. In these publications, the campaign participants are ordered by regiments or battalions and below in turn arranged alphabetically by surname." --Cyndi's List
Germany Nationwide Records Websites[edit | edit source]
- Germany & Austria, Directories of Military and Marine Officers - at Ancestry.com, ($). 1500-1939. Index. In German.
- Germany and Austria, Military and Marine Unit Histories - at Ancestry.com, ($). 1760-1933. Index and images. In German.
- Germany, Military and Marine Weekly Publications - at Ancestry.com, 1816-1942. Index and images. In German.
- German Navy Crew Chronicle - at Ancestry.com, ($). 1891-1918. Index. Incomplete.
- Germany, Torpedo Personnel Register - at Ancestry.com, 1911. Index. Incomplete.
- German Casualties in the Franco-Prussian War - at Ancestry.com, ($). 1870-1871. Images, no index. In German. Incomplete.
Service Records[edit | edit source]
- Histories of Two Hundred and Fifty-One Divisions of the German Army which Participated in the War (1914-1918)
- Histories of German and Austrain Division,1917-1918. NAID 6487553 National Archives
- Bavaria, Germany, WWI Personnel Rosters, 1914-1918 (Ancestry) ($) - requires Ancestry Worldwide subscription. Over 8 million records. Records are in German.
Casualty Records[edit | edit source]
- Germany, World War I Casualty Lists, 1914-1917 (Ancestry) ($) - requires Ancestry Worldwide subscription. Over 5 million records. Records are in German.
- Germany, Navy Casualty List, 1914-1915 (Ancestry) ($) - requires Ancestry Worldwide subscription. Records are in German.
- Genwiki World War I Casualty Lists.
- The World Remembers - WWI Deaths
Prisoners of War[edit | edit source]
- Numerical Lists of German Prisoners of War Interned by the American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1918-1919 NAID 6706704
- Organizational Lists of German Prisoners of War Interned by the American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1918-1919 NAID 1918-1919
- Lists of German Prisoners of War Assigned to Prisoner of War Company Commanders when Labor Companies were Formed, 1918-1919 NAID 6455801
- Database of war graves from WW I and WWII German War Cemetery records database
World War II, 1939 to 1945[edit | edit source]
1939-1945: World War II. Many German records were destroyed.
Prisoner of War Records[edit | edit source]
- Prisoner of War Rosters, 1942-1947, National Archives NAID 849166 This collection contains records of prisoners of war interned in the United States
- Records Relating to Prisoners of War, 1942-1927, National Archives NAID 865093 Includes deaths lists sent to the International Red Cross.
- Records Relating to German Prisoners of War, 1943-1952, National Archives NAID 876973