Thursday, October 17, 2019

German Special Operations in the 1944-1945 Ardennes Offensive (P-4)

For the 150.Panzer-Brigade, the second part of Operation Greif left Grafenwoehr on December 13 en route to the front. The brigade's battle groups were...

German Special Operations in the 1944-1945 Ardennes Offensive (P-3)

Skorzeny attempted to coordinate Operation Greif with the various players involved. However, this coordination was at the highest command levels, and not with the...

German Special Operations in the 1944-1945 Ardennes Offensive (P-2)

Oberst der Fallschirmjagertruppen Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte, was in December 1944, the commander of the German Parachute School in Aalten, Holland. Summoned...

Adolf Hitler – (Intelligence & OSS Study) – (WW-2) (P-3)

Adolf Hitler – (Intelligence & OSS Study) – (WW-2) (P-3) Introduction The purpose of the following expose is to show the important role of auto-suggestion in...

Adolf Hitler – (Intelligence & OSS Study) – (WW-2) (P-2)

Adolf Hitler – (Intelligence & OSS Study) – (WW-2) (Part 2) All his domestic diversions are planned by Herr Artur Rannenberg. In 1934 Kannenberg was...

Jedburgh Team Operations – 12-AG – Northeast France – (Part Three)

Team Arnold, August 24 1944 The Marne Department of eastern France proved a difficult area for the French Resistance. The SOE resolved to open an...

Jedburgh Team Operations – 12-AG – Northeast France – (Part Two)

German Rear Area Administration and Security For the most part, the Jedburgh teams would not encounter German main force combat units, but rather the rear...
Transport aircraft Gotha Go 244 Combat Special Operations Group of the Luftwaffe at the airport

KG200 (Kampfgeschwader / besonderen Verwendung) – Secret Luftwaffe Unit

The history of the German Luftwaffe in World War II has been examined by scores of authors and eyewitnesses. In the case of Kampfgeschwader...

Operation Pastorius & Duquesne Ring – Nazi Spies in the USA – 1942

(Operation Pastorius) was a failed German intelligence plan for sabotage inside the United States during World War II. The operation was staged in June...

Army Ground Forces – Combat Fields Observations 319.1/48 (S) – 1943

319.1/48 (Foreign Obsrs) (S) GNGBI. (3-29-43) SUBJECT: Observer Report. E. S. Johnson, Col Infantry / Observator TO : By Auth CG, AGF / Date 3/29/43 Commanding Generals :...
SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, 'The Butcher of Prague'. He was Acting Reich-Protector of Bohemia and Moravia (Modern day Czechoslovakia) when he was assassinated in Operation Anthropoid in 1942

Operation Anthropoid – Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich, Born in Halle and der Saale on March 7 1904; SS-Obergruppenführer; General der Polizei; Chief of the Reich Security Office;...

Memorandum (Sunrise) – German Capitulation in Northern Italy (OSS)

(Memoranda for the President : Sunrise)(OFFICIAL USE ONLY) Intelligence cables covering the capitulation of the German armies in northern Italy. Among the William J. Donovan...

2nd Infantry Division – Indian Head – Second to None

Members of the 2nd Infantry Division has been the wearers of the famed Indian Head Patch in five different wars around the planet. This...

Jedburgh Team Operations – 12-AG – Northeast France – (Part One)

The purpose of the Jedburgh Operations is to coordinate the French resistance actions with the allied strategic and tactical plans of the Supreme Headquarters...
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US Marine Parachute Units in World War Two – The Raiders !

Foreword This historical pamphlet covers the Marine Corps' flirtation with airborne operations during World War II. In tracing this story, I relied heavily on the...

Hitlerjugend – Manufacturing Indoctrinated Nazi Children (P-1)

There is no need to tell you about retyping this complicated archive. Mostly in English but also in German, the name used by the...

German Special Operations in the 1944-1945 Ardennes Offensive (P-1)

(German Special Operations - 1944 Ardennes Offensive - Major Jeffrey Jarkowsky) (Setting the Stages) : I have just made a momentous decision. I shall go...

Adolf Hitler – (Intelligence & OSS Study) – (WW-2) (P-1)

Memo copy is from RID/ATI file folder on Adolf Hitler filed under Wah X-2 Personalities #13; the folder contains 1 copy of a 28...

XIX Corps Engineers – European Theater of Operations 1944-1945

The German Army is totally defeated. Now, immediately thereafter, a brief history of the XIX Corps Engineers has been assembled. The past eleven months...

101st Airborne Division (502-PIR) & a Brief Parachute History

Franz Reichelt jumps off the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France wearing a crazy homemade parachute contraption and tragically falls to his death in this...

442nd Regimental Combat Team – (NISEI) – History of an Elite

The story of the 100th Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team (442-RCT) is rooted in the history of the Japanese in Hawaii and America itself....

505th Engineer Light Ponton Co – June 1944 – April 1945

October 1944 Original Unit. Designation : 505th Engineer Light Ponton Company; Date of Organization : May 15 1942; Place of Organization : Camp Gordon, Georgia; Authority...


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