The following represents a small list of archival institutions and libraries where it is possible to conduct research into various aspects of World War II in the Pacific and its aftermath.

Please note that these links are provided only for informational purposes, and that this listing does not imply any form of endorsement by the Memory and Reconciliation Project.


Australian War Memorial


Japan Center for Asian Historical Records

National Institute Of Defense Studies War History Library

National Diet Library

Diplomatic Record Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs


The National Assembly Library of the Republic of Korea

Peoples Republic of China

Second Historical Archives of China


Academia Historica

National Archives Administration

National Taiwan Library

United States

Library of Congress

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

National Archives and Records Administration’s Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Interagency Working Group