Accession Number:

ADA160512

Title:

Translation of Taped Conversation with Lieutenant General Heinz Gaedcke, 12 April 1979.

Descriptive Note:

Special rept.,

Corporate Author:

BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS OH TACTICAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

This is one of a series of taped conversations with German World War II officers. General Gaedcke had extensive experience in World War II and served as chief of staff to General Hermann Balck, a brilliant armor tactician, at the time he was commanding the Sixth Army in Hungary. After World War II, General Gaedcke was with the Bundeswehrs staff officer school and later served as commander of the German Third Corps at Koblenz. Keywords Warfare operations Military strategy Tactical warfare Air Force Ground support World War II USSR Tanks Armored vehicles Artillery Anti-Tank weapons.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Combat Vehicles
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE