Accession Number:

ADA279465

Title:

Operation WESERUEBUNG: Valuable Lessons in Joint Warfare

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI DEPT OF OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-02-08

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

The German invasion of Norway and Denmark in April of 1940, was code named Operation Weseruebung. Although this campaign is not well known as other campaigns of World War II, it does hold a special significance for students of modern military operations. It was during this campaign that the first joint operations to involve significant land, sea, and air forces, fighting under a unified command, were conducted. The purpose of this paper is to conduct a historical review of how the Germans orchestrated operation Weseruebung. This operation is studies in the context of an isolated military campaign.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE