Catalogue descriptionControl Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Legal Division, and UK High Commission, Legal Division: Correspondence, Case Files, and Court Registers

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Reference: FO 1060
Title: Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Legal Division, and UK High Commission, Legal Division: Correspondence, Case Files, and Court Registers
Description:

This series contains files of the Legal Division. The files deal with the administration of justice (including the prosecution of war criminals), within the British Zone, together with legal opinions on all aspects of the responsibilities of the Allied Military Government and the Control Commission for Germany. They include the records of many individual courts and trials.

Note: The naming of a defendant within this catalogue does not imply guilt.
Date: 1944-1990
Related material:

Information on the outcome of trials is not held by The National Archives.

Records on Field Marshal von Manstein's trial in: WO 238

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Control Office for Germany and Austria, Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Legal Division, 1945-1947

Foreign Office, Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Legal Division, 1947-1953

Foreign Office, High Commissioner for West Germany, Legal Division, 1954-1955

Physical description: 5695 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Foreign and Commonwealth Office , from 2017

Accruals: Series is accruing

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