"The holdings of the Freiburg Military Archives" Lecture at Grenzhus Schlagsdorf

5/31/24 in Schlagsdorf

various personnel documents, e.g. military record book, health book or pay book, © BArch, Peter Kirchhof (DD)

The next dates:

  • Friday, May 31, 202419:00 - 21:00 clock
Lecture & Science

Lecture and discussion with Michael Steidel from the Federal Archives, Military Archives Department It is possible to apply to view Stasi files one hour before the start.

The holdings of the Military Archives Department comprise the records (especially subject files, maps, construction plans, photos) of state military agencies from 1867 to the present day: the surviving documents of the Prussian-German Army, the Imperial Navy, the Schutztruppen and the Freikorps, the Reichswehr as well as the Wehrmacht and the National People's Army and the border troops of the GDR. The lecture by Michael Steidel (Federal Archives, Military Archives Department) will provide information on the basic structures of the Federal Archives and will focus in particular on the holdings of the Military Archives Department and the research options available there.

Before and after the event, you will have the opportunity to apply for access to Stasi documents. Please bring a valid identity document with you.

The venue is the Grenzhus Schlagsdorf, which aims to commemorate the inner-German border between the Baltic Sea and the Elbe.

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Good to know

Event dates
  • Friday, May 31, 2024 19:00 - 21:00 clock
Event Location

Border house Schlagsdorf

Neubauernweg 1
19217 Schlagsdorf

038875 20326
Contact the organiser

Stasi Archives, Schwerin Branch Office

Görslow - Resthof 2
19067 Leezen

+49 3860 503-0


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