IBM and Nazi Germany


IBM sold data processing machines worldwide in the 1930s, including to the Axis powers. Recent evidence shows that these machines were used not only for managing troops, but also for managing the concentration camps.

Read the article “Did IBM Aid the Holocaust?” to learn about the research that outed IBM and a class-action suit filed against IBM by several Holocaust survivors. (The suit was dropped.)

Learn more about the book mentioned in the previous article by visiting IBM and the Holocaust. The site includes the first chapter of the book.


This short video on IBM’s role in the Holocaust investigates the relationship between warfare and corporate power.


Black, Edwin, IBM and the Holocaust