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 over 65,000 titles about war, the Holocaust and genocide.

Web projects

Sobibor interviews

Interviews with survivors of the Sobibor extermination camp.

Resistance literature

Literature published illegally or clandestinely in the Netherlands during the Second World War.


Background information and 38 interviews with former Buchenwald prisoners.