SHAEF Report – Buchenwald 1945

Allied Forces, Supreme Headquarters, G-5, US Group Control Council. Inspection of the German Concentration Camp for political prisoners and located at Buchenwald on the north edge of Weimar. Inspection made by Gen Eric F. Wood, Col Chas H. Ott,...

Operation Pastorius : Duquesne Ring 1942

Operation Pastorius was a failed German intelligence plan for sabotage inside the United States during World War II. The operation was staged in June 1942 and was to be directed against strategic American economic targets. The operation was named...

SOE Codes – ETO

Special Operations Executive (SOE) Codes Operations in Europe A particularly rare thing in this world often reserved for men is the fact of being able to put women in the honor. And God knows if they deserve it because they took...

OSS Intelligence : Adolf Hitler

(OSS File) Memo copy is from RID/ATI file folder on Adolf Hitler filed under Wah X-2 Personalities #13; the folder contains 1 copy of a 28 page report on Heinrich Himmler in addition to the 68 page paper on...

German Capitulation Northern Italy (OSS)

Gen William Joseph 'Wild Bill' Donovan (January 1, 1883 – February 8, 1959) was an American soldier, lawyer, intelligence officer, and diplomat, best known for serving as the head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the precursor to...

The Italian Army WW-2

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The Italian Army in World War Two Woody Turnbow Background and Preparations A. The Italian armed forces were faced with a conflict between theories of employment. They had historically been structured for deployment in the mountainous terrain found in Italy and her...

Jedburgh (12-AG Support) 1944

Foreword The Jedburghs were three-man teams parachuted into occupied France after D-Day to develop liaison with the Resistance. They were truly inter-allied, French (103), Belgian (5), Dutch (5), British (90) and American (83). Each of the 93 teams included a...

Château de Roumont (BE)

Dear Members of the European Center of Military History, My name is Arthur Coppee, I'm a young fan of the Battle of the Bulge based in Belgium and I'm looking for some very specific information that I hope to get...

Carol Klinger Woolbright (USA)

This is a request from a friend in Columbus Ga, Carol Klinger which is not only a friend but also the daughter of Captain Jack Klinger Woolbright, Commanding Officer of Baker Company, 1st Battalion, 194th Glider Infantry Regiment, 17th...

Will Love – Fort Douglas (USA)

This is a request of one friend on Linkedin, William Love, Military Specialist, Fort Douglas Military Museum. William Love sent the following message : Hello Doc, I am currently coordinating the restoration of a WW I German 77-MM cannon. The wheels are...