Accession Number:

ADA160511

Title:

Translation of Taped Conversation with General Hermann Balck (13 April 1979)

Descriptive Note:

Special rept.

Corporate Author:

TACTICAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER COLUMBUS OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

This is the second of two taped conversations with General Balck. General Balck served as Commander of German Panzer Divisions during World War II. In the question-and-answer session recorded here, General Balck discusses briefly, presentations for the Meuse River crossing, use of air support in the crossing, the French counterattack, defeat of French air counterattack, Dunkirk, blitzkrieg in the Greek mountains, mixed battlegroup concept, Russian psychology and strategy, rear area troops, American tactical system, armored personnel carriers, tactical use of smoke, close contact with forward troops, armoranti-armor, and a number of other related topics.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE