Allied Psychological Warfare Division

November 1944 Blacklist

This database is based on the preliminary list of Germans involved in the media (compiled by the Psychological Warfare Division in November 1944) and were to be captured and/or questioned by Allied intelligence officers.

The list will often note where they thought the individual was located and whether the Allies thought the individual might be connected to the Nazi media/propaganda machinery. Though this list was quickly replaced as the reality of the occupation set in, many of the names found there way onto subsequent lists. Examples of the information gleaned from this list includes (the opinions expressed about the individuals listed below and appearing on the PWD Black List are those of the officers who had originally compiled the lists and may or may not be accurate reflections of the activities of the individual in question):