By Center of Military History, George L. MacGarrigle
A sequence of illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns during which U.S. military troops participated in the course of global struggle II.
every one brochure describes the strategic environment, strains the operations of the foremost American devices concerned, and analyzes the effect of the crusade on destiny operations.
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Führerbunker 10. Garages 11. General-Purpose Bunker 12. Göring’s Bunker 13. Göring’s Offices 14. Guest Bunker 15. Hitler’s Personal Adjutants’ Offices; Army Personnel Office 16. Jodl’s Offices 17. Keitel’s Bunker 18. Liaison, Medical and Support Offices 19. New Teahouse 20. Officers’ Mess I 21. Officers’ Mess II 29 22. Old Teahouse 23. Press Bunker 24. RSD and SS barracks 28 25. Sauna 7 26. Security Building 26 27. Signals Bunker 28. SS-Begleit-Kommando; Servants’ Quarters 29. Stenographers’ Offices 14 FÜHRERSPERRKREIS 30.
At same time received a call from Keitel who explained all messages from Berlin were to be ignored. Phoned neighbouring Wehrkreise, who had adopted a ‘wait and see’ approach. Then heard radio message about coup and Hitler’s survival – nothing more done. V (Stuttgart): Teleprints arrived late, decoding took time and the revolt had already collapsed before decisions could be taken. No units alerted. VI (Münster): First teleprint order arrived. Before second message the operations officer, Oberst Kuhn, spoke to Stauffenberg, who explained formal orders would follow and should be adhered to.
Later checked with sibling and situation explained. Did nothing to enact orders from Berlin. XXI (Posen): Wehrkreis close to combat zone and no reserve units to speak of. Most senior officers on tours of inspection, so teleprints not seen till late. Clear that no action being taken in other Wehrkreise and Burgdorf called to confirm Hitler was alive. No action taken. Böhmen und Mähren (Prague): See main narrative. General Government (Krakow): Orders were received by Generalmajor Max Bork, the chief of staff, but by the time they arrived he had already heard the radio messages of the Führer’s survival.
Aleutian Islands by Center of Military History, George L. MacGarrigle