Military history

CHAPTER 9

 1. Friedelind Wagner, Heritage of Fire, p. 109.

 2. Papen, op. cit., p. 338.

 3Daily Mail, Aug. 6, 1934.

 4Le Matin, Nov. 18, 1934.

 5. Wolfgang Foerster, Ein General kaempft gegen den Krieg, p. 22. This book is based on Beck’s papers.

 6NCA, VII, p. 333 (N.D. EC–177).

 7NCA, I, p. 431 (N.D. C–189).

 8NCA, VI, p. 1018 (N.D. C–190).

 9Ibid.

10TMWC, XX, p.603.

11My New Order, ed. by Roussy de Sales, pp. 309–33. The text of the speech is also in Baynes, II, pp. 1218–47.

12My New Order, pp. 333–34.

13. Pertinax, The Grave Diggers of France, p. 381.

14. The author’s Berlin Diary, p. 43.

15. François-Poncet, op. cit., pp. 188–89.

16NCA, VI, pp. 951–52 (N.D. C–139), the text of the order. See also TMWC, XV, pp. 445–48.

17NCA, VII, pp. 454–55 (N.D. EC–405), minutes of the meeting.

18NCA, VI, pp. 974–76 (N.D. C–159).

19TMWC, XV, p. 252, for Jodl’s evidence; Hitler’s Secret Conversations, pp. 211–12, for Hitler’s figure.

20. François-Poncet, op. cit., p. 193.

21Berlin Diary, pp. 51–54.

22. François-Poncet, op. cit., p. 190.

23Ibid., pp. 194–95.

24TMWC, XV, p. 352.

25Hitler’s Secret Conversations, pp. 211–12. Remarks of January 27, 1942.

26. Paul Schmidt, Hitler’s Interpreter, p. 41.

27TMWC, XV, p. 352.

28TMWC, XXI, p. 22.

29Hitler’s Secret Conversations, p. 211.

30. Quoted by François-Poncet, op. cit., p. 196.

31NCA, VII, p. 890 (N.D. L–150).

32. Kurt von Schuschnigg, Austrian Requiem, p. 5.

33NCA, I, p. 466 (N.D. 2248–PS).

34Documents on German Foreign Policy [hereafter referred to as DGFP], Series D, I, pp. 278–81 (No. 152).

35. Papen, op. cit., p. 370.

36DGFP, III, pp. 1–2.

37Ibid., pp. 892–94.

38DGFP, I, p. 37.

39Ibid. III, p. 172.

40Ciano’s Diplomatic Papers, ed. by Malcolm Muggeridge, pp. 43–48.

41. Milton Shulman, Defeat in the West, p. 76. His source is given as a British War Office Intelligence Review, December 1945. It would seem to be from an interrogation of Goering.

42. Text of the secret protocol, DGFP, I, p. 734.

43TWC, XII, pp. 460–65 (N.D. NI–051).

44TMWC, IX, p. 281.

45DGFP, I, p. 40.

46Ibid., pp. 55–57.

47NCA, VI, pp. 1001–11 (N.D. C–175).

48. The Hossbach minutes, dated Nov. 10, 1937. The German text is given in TMWC, XXV, pp. 402–13, and the best English translation is in DGFP, I, pp. 29–39. A hasty English version was done at Nuremberg and printed in NCA, III, pp. 295–305 (N.D. 386–PS). Hossbach also gives an account of the meeting in his book Zwischen Wehrmacht und Hitler, pp. 186–94. The brief testimony of Goering, Raeder and Neurath on the conference is printed in TMWC.

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