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Dachau Entry Registers

Records: 102,181Complete: 100%

The Dachau Zugangsbucher (translated as entry or arrival registers) provide the names, "serial numbers," and details for over 150,000 prisoners. Pages are arranged chronologically and names are then listed alphabetically. Originally established in 1933 for political prisoners, by 1941 Dachau became a concentration camp for Jews and others from Eastern Europe, the Balkans, France, and Russia.

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Fold3, Dachau Entry Registers ( : accessed June 2, 2023), database and images,

Publication Title
Dachau Entry Registers
Total Records
102,181Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
22 Sep 2009
Last Updated
13 Nov 2010
NARA M1938. The entry registers for Dachau list prisoners by name and number. Later registers also include birthdate, birthplace, and nationality.