BBC NEWS | Europe | Copies of Nazi files transferred "The keepers of a vast archive of Nazi documents on the Holocaust have transferred copies of millions of files to museums in Israel and the US. The electronic transfer is part of an agreement to open up the Bad Arolsen archive, overseen by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The files, kept in Germany, were found in concentration camps and other Nazi prisons at the end of World War II. ...... The archive will only be fully opened to the public when the 2006 protocol is ratified by Italy, France and Greece. That is expected later this year. ...... The 47 million files stored in the spa town of Bad Arolsen hold meticulously recorded information on forced labourers, concentration camp victims and political prisoners. They take up 26km (16 miles) of shelving."