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Volume 005
Subdivision Subdivision 10 / High Command and General Staff
Part 2
Section 10.05 contd (Halder affidavit #6)
Title Statement / Translation of Affidavit No.6 / Office of U.S. Chief of Counsel
Pages 2
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-11-13
Language English
Author Franz Haider. The translator is Paul A. Neuland, Major, QMC, 0-385720
Witness Franz Halder
Other Names Keitel; Jodl; Warlimont; Robert Benson
Other Dates 7 November 1945
Abstract This document is the English translation of a statement duly sworn to and signed by Franz Halder in the presence of Robert Benson, Flight Lieutenant, Royal Air Force, 85862, "an officer duly qualified to take oaths." The substance of the statement is a brief description of the Operations Staff within the OKW and the chief duties for which it was responsible. Halder also states that there was "no unified General Staff such as the Great General Staff which operated in World War I." This document is a typewritten copy on browning, fragile paper.
Keywords OKW; General Staff; Operations Staff; German generals