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Volume 005
Subdivision Subdivision 10 / High Command and General Staff
Part 2
Section 10.05 (Halder affidavit #6, German)
Title Erklärung / Affidavit No.6
Pages 1
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-11-13
Language German
Author Franz Haider
Witness Franz Halder
Other Names Keitel; Jodl; Warlimont; Robert Benson
Other Dates 7 November 1945
Abstract This document is the German original of a statement duly sworn to and signed by Frani 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; Wehrmachtfiihrungsstabes; Generalstab