Accession Number:

ADA160703

Title:

Translation of Taped Conversation with General Hermann Balck, 12 January 1979 and Brief Biographical Sketch

Descriptive Note:

Special rept.

Corporate Author:

TACTICAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER COLUMBUS OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

63.0

Abstract:

This document is a transcript of an interview conducted in 1979 with General Hermann Balck, who served as a Commander of German Panzer Divisions during World War II. The question-and-answer session includes such topics as effectiveness of the U.S., German, and Russian air forces, air-ground tactics, use of mines, German military tradition, armored tactics, armored division organization, reconnaissance, and artillery. Keywords Tactical warfare Military strategy Armored vehicles Infantry and Tanks.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE