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Online Catalogue

  • includes books and periodicals

Subject Catalogue

  • includes books and periodicals up to year of publication 1995
  • a microfiche edition „Systematischer Katalog der Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte“ is available at the Enquiry Desk in the Main Reading Room
  • please ask for the guide
Special Collections

Poster Collection database „Plakat-Datenbank“

  • holds details of a selection from the BfZ’s collection of 30.000 pictorial and written posters
  • focus on creation dates 1914-1970

Ration book  database „Rationierungsmarken-Datenbank“

  •     6.800 ration books and coupons for food and non-food items
  •     creation dates: 1915-1994

World War Collections

War Propaganda Leaflets

  • list of more than 2.400 leaflets of World War II
  • Further finding aids and database can be consulted in Gaisburgstraße Branch (Gaisburgstraße 4A Reading Room)

Naval Archives


  • list of classes of holdings (1845-1945):
    picture books, naval maps, technical drawings, written material

Photographic material of war and merchant shipping

  • database of merchant ships (about 35.000 names of ships worldwide). Access in Gaisburgstraße Branch (Gaisburgstraße 4A Reading Room)
  • database of war ships currently under preparation


Opening times

Special Collections Reading Room
Gaisburgstraße 4a:
Mon-Fri: 10.00-17.00
Days not open: see Aktuelles


Last update: 25.05.2020   © 2007 WLB
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