The following citation system will be used for primary sources and
Documents from major archives will cite the document, the abbreviation for the archive, and the collection or file identification. The following abbreviations will be used:
|PA AA|| Auswärtiges Amt, Politisches Archiv, Bonn.|
|BA|| Bundesarchiv, Koblenz.|
|BDC|| Berlin Document Center, Berlin. (BDC SSO refers to SS officer|
|personnel files located at the BDC.)|
Unless explicitly cited otherwise, documentation from postwar trials (such as
testimonies, closing statements, etc.) will be from Case 8, United States of America
v. Ulrich Grelfelt
et al., United States Tribunal at Nuremberg, deposited at the National Archives, Washington, D.C. (copies also available through the Center for
Research Libraries, Chicago).
Microfilmed documents will be cited as follows. For National Archives microfilms: document, followed by "T" number/roll number/frame numbers. For Foreign Ministry microfilms: document, T-120/roll number/series number/frame
numbers. Consult the Bibliography for a complete listing of "T" numbers and
their corresponding collections.
Citations for documents from major published collections will list the document, abbreviation for the published collection, volume number, page number.
The collections will be abbreviated as follows (consult the Bibliography for complete information):
|DGFP|| Documents on German Foreign Policy, 1918- 1945. (DGFP will include|
|series letter "D" before volume number.)|
|Expulsion|| Documents on the Expulsion of the Germans from Eastern-Central Europe.|
|IMT|| Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military|
|TWC|| Trial of War Criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals.|
For published documents from single-volume collections with one editor, the
citation will list the document, followed by editor's last name and short title.
|1. || Johst, Ruf des Reiches, p. 22. ("Our father has called us! We have come, now
here we are!!")|